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Kidney Stones Tied to Increased Renal Cell Carcinoma Risk

Kidney Stones Tied to Increased Renal Cell Carcinoma Risk

Risk increased for papillary RCC but not clear-cell RCC; risk for upper tract urothelial carcinoma was also increased.

Review Uncovers Common Reasons for Discontinuation of Oral Chemotherapy for Kidney Cancer

Review Uncovers Common Reasons for Discontinuation of Oral Chemotherapy for Kidney Cancer

A review is presented of adverse events common with 5 oral chemotherapy drugs used to treat renal cell carcinoma.

Relative Visceral Fat Area an Indicator of Mortality Risk for Women With RCC

Relative Visceral Fat Area an Indicator of Mortality Risk for Women With RCC

An evaluation of patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma revealed greater risk of death for female patients with high relative visceral fat area (rVFA), highlighting the significance of metabolic differences between men and women.

Nephrectomy Outcomes Better With Partial Procedure vs Radical Procedure

Nephrectomy Outcomes Better With Partial Procedure vs Radical Procedure

The employment of radical nephrectomy, vs partial nephrectomy, was found to cause a 2-fold greater decline in eGFR decline and greatly increased mortality.

Radical Cystectomy Outcomes Worsen With Higher Stage Chronic Kidney Disease

Radical Cystectomy Outcomes Worsen With Higher Stage Chronic Kidney Disease 

The presence of CKD may increase chances for poor outcomes following radical cystectomy for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder.

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