kidney cancer

RCC trials don’t mirror real-world experienceStudy findings point to “a concept that has haunted clinical trialists for years,” says one expert.
Immunotherapy shows survival benefit in advanced RCCAn immune checkpoint inhibitor provides “a real opportunity to change clinical practice” for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma, a study author says.
Best of AUA 2015: PCa surveillance, surgical controversies create buzzUrology Times’ “Best of AUA 2015” report provides a guide to the meeting’s take-home messages in 15 therapeutic areas—an information-packed, condensed summary of the top papers and presentations.
Metastatic RCC: High-dose IL-2 ups overall survivalThe survival benefit associated with high-dose IL-2 in metastatic renal cell carcinoma may be better than previously believed.
Selective clamping promising in robot-assisted PNNear-infrared fluorescence-guided selective clamping with indocyanine green fluorescent dye in robot-assisted partial nephrectomy appears to be a promising technique to delineate renal tumor anatomy for the bloodless resection of renal masses while minimizing ischemic damage to the kidney.
Aspirin raises bleeding risk in partial nephrectomyRemaining on preventive antiplatelet therapy with aspirin significantly increases the risk of bleeding complications in patients undergoing partial nephrectomy, according to research presented at the European Association of Urology annual congress in Madrid, Spain.
RT promising in kidney Ca patients with thrombusTwo case studies of stereotactic ablative radiation therapy yielded survival times comparable to those seen with surgical treatment.
Adjuvant therapy fails in locally advanced kidney CaTwo angiogenesis inhibitors that are widely used in metastatic renal cell carcinoma did not improve survival compared with placebo when used as adjuvant treatment, a new study found.
Study: 'Optical biomarkers' may have utility in RCCA novel optical imaging technology is showing promise as a potential diagnostic tool for renal cell carcinoma.
How much do women understand about breast density? And other current researchA research round-up on how much women understand about breast density and the role of lycopene in kidney cancer risk. Plus, NICHD pledges money for research into the placenta.