Kidney Cancer

Study Validates Prognostic Value of mTOR Pathway Markers in RCC

An external validation study has confirmed that biomarkers of the mTOR pathway have prognostic value in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma.

Kidney Cancer

Cancer survivors are at an increased risk for developing a second smoking-associated cancer if they smoked cigarettes prior to their first cancer diagnosis.

Participants from two separate studies with higher levels of vitamin B6 were found to have a lower risk for renal cell carcinoma.

An increased intake of lycopene may be associated with a decreased risk for renal cell carcinoma, according to data from a study of postmenopausal women.

Partial nephrectomy may be just as effective as radical nephrectomy for the surgical removal of clinical T2 renal masses, results of a new study indicate.

Marked differences in renal cell carcinoma subtype were observed by race and sex in patients who underwent nephrectomy at a large tertiary care academic center.

Children treated for Wilms tumor, a rare kidney cancer, with chest radiation may be at a higher risk for developing breast cancer in adulthood.


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