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Targeted drug shows promise in rare advanced kidney cancer

Some patients with a form of advanced kidney cancer that carries a poor prognosis benefited from an experimental drug targeted to an abnormal genetic pathway causing cancerous growth, according to research led by a Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientist. 364 more words

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Adventures with Human Growth Hormone

I’ve been dealing with Cushing’s since 1983.  The after effects of pituitary surgery since 1987, kidney cancer since 2006.  It’s time I felt better, already! 2,618 more words

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Kidney Cancer: What you need to know.

Urologists are notorious for requesting a urine specimen at the time of an office visit and patients often times ask, “Why is this necessary?” Well…. 173 more words

Kidney Stone

I was working with a solvent tricholorethylene. Now I lost my right kidney and am waiting for chemo or radiation treatment. Which is less dangerous?

I am a nephrologist and have no expertise with kidney cancer.  I suggest that you consult with a urologist or an oncologist in order to know what to do with kidney cancer.   20 more words

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Lightning Strikes Again

Would you imagine for a minute if lightning were to hit you, what that jolt would do to you. Then imagine if it happened twice! I’m not talking about lightning striking in the literal sense, but we often have events that happen in our life that really feels like such an immense jolt. 1,378 more words


Is There a Link Between Kidney Cancer and Diabetes?

Evidence linking diabetes and kidney cancer has grown stronger over the past decade, leading researchers to investigate the reasons behind these links.

What is Kidney Cancer? 459 more words

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