Kidney cancer

Common Name(s)

Kidney cancer, Renal cancer

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Following organizations serve the condition "Kidney cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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International WAGR Syndrome Association

Our mission is to promote international knowledge and awareness of WAGR syndrome and its complications and treatments, to stimulate research and to reach out to those affected by WAGR syndrome in an effort to improve their lives.

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Kidney Cancer Association

The Kidney Cancer Association strives to eliminate death and suffering from renal cancers.

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Stupid Cancer

Founded by and for young adult survivors, the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation (i[2]y), is the nation's leading grassroots advocate for the next generation of cancer survivors and their caregivers in their late teens, 20s and 30s. A TIME Magazine Best 50 Website, we have helped bring the cause of 'young adult cancer' to the national spotlight and rallied a brand new generation of activists to give voice to our forgotten population. Our mission is to empower young adults affected by cancer.

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2012

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VHL Alliance

VHLA is dedicated to research, education, and support to improve awareness, diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life for those affected by VHL.

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Kidney cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

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Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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International WAGR Syndrome Association

Our mission is to promote international knowledge and awareness of WAGR syndrome and its complications and treatments, to stimulate research and to reach out to those affected by WAGR syndrome in an effort to improve their lives.

http://www.wagr.org

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Kidney Cancer Association

The Kidney Cancer Association strives to eliminate death and suffering from renal cancers.

http://kidneycancer.org

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Stupid Cancer

Founded by and for young adult survivors, the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation (i[2]y), is the nation's leading grassroots advocate for the next generation of cancer survivors and their caregivers in their late teens, 20s and 30s. A TIME Magazine Best 50 Website, we have helped bring the cause of 'young adult cancer' to the national spotlight and rallied a brand new generation of activists to give voice to our forgotten population. Our mission is to empower young adults affected by cancer.

http://stupidcancer.org

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2012

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VHL Alliance

VHLA is dedicated to research, education, and support to improve awareness, diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life for those affected by VHL.

http://www.vhl.org

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2015

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Kidney cancer" returned 375 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Risks of female genital tract related cancers (gynecological cancers) or breast cancer in women with and without chronic kidney disease: A population-based cohort study in Taiwan.
 

Author(s): Wen-Hsun Chang, Huann-Cheng Horng, Chang-Ching Yeh, Chao-Yu Guo, Yiing-Jeng Chou, Nicole Huang, Hsin-Yi Huang, Yi-Jen Chen, Wen-Ling Lee, Peng-Hui Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Mar;97(12):e0157.

 

This article aims to test the hypothesis that the risk of female genital tract related cancer (gynecological cancer: GC) or breast cancer (BC) of women with chronic kidney disease (CKD) might be different from that of those women without CKD.A nationwide 17-year historic cohort study ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Unique protein expression signatures of survival time in kidney renal clear cell carcinoma through a pan-cancer screening.
 

Author(s): Guangchun Han, Wei Zhao, Xiaofeng Song, Patrick Kwok-Shing Ng, Jose A Karam, Eric Jonasch, Gordon B Mills, Zhongming Zhao, Zhiyong Ding, Peilin Jia

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In 2016, it is estimated that there will be 62,700 new cases of kidney cancer in the United States, and 14,240 patients will die from the disease. Because the incidence of kidney renal clear cell carcinoma (KIRC), the most common type of kidney cancer, is expected to continue to increase ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Cell-Type-Specific Gene Programs of the Normal Human Nephron Define Kidney Cancer Subtypes.
 

Author(s): David Lindgren, Pontus Eriksson, Krzysztof Krawczyk, Helén Nilsson, Jennifer Hansson, Srinivas Veerla, Jonas Sjölund, Mattias Höglund, Martin E Johansson, Håkan Axelson

Journal: Cell Rep. 2017 Aug;20(6):1476-1489.

 

Comprehensive transcriptome studies of cancers often rely on corresponding normal tissue samples to serve as a transcriptional reference. In this study, we performed in-depth analyses of normal kidney tissue transcriptomes from the TCGA and demonstrate that the histological variability ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Kidney cancer" returned 77 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hereditary kidney cancer syndromes: Genetic disorders driven by alterations in metabolism and epigenome regulation.
 

Author(s): Hisashi Hasumi, Masahiro Yao

Journal: Cancer Sci.. 2018 Mar;109(3):581-586.

 

Although hereditary kidney cancer syndrome accounts for approximately five percent of all kidney cancers, the mechanistic insight into tumor development in these rare conditions has provided the foundation for the development of molecular targeting agents currently used for sporadic ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The impact of metformin use on survival in kidney cancer patients with diabetes: a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Yang Li, Liyi Hu, Qinghong Xia, Yongqiang Yuan, Yonghua Mi

Journal: Int Urol Nephrol. 2017 Jun;49(6):975-981.

 

The effects of metformin on the prognosis of kidney cancer patients with diabetes are in controversial. The present study is conducted to classify the association of metformin use with the survival of patients with kidney cancer.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Locally Advanced Ureteral Cancer Seen in an Ectopic Kidney : A Case Report].
 

Author(s): Koki Maeda, Yusaku Okada, Susumu Kageyama, Mitsuhiro Narita, Akihiro Kawauchi

Journal: Hinyokika Kiyo. 2017 Feb;63(2):75-79.

 

An ectopic kidney is a common congenital anomaly of the urogenital system, but malignant tumor in an ectopic kidney has been rarely reported. We report a case of ureteral carcinoma arising from an ectopic kidney in an 83-year-old male. He visited a hospital complaining of gross hematuria. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

UroCCR Database: French Research Network for Kidney Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Kidney Cancer

 

Last Updated: 20 Sep 2017

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Study of Activated Cytokine-induced Killer Armed With Bispecific Antibody for Advanced Kidney Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Advanced Kidney Cancer

 

Last Updated: 16 May 2018

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Last Updated: 6 Feb 2018

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