Treating kidney cancer involves surgery to remove the tumor. There are three ways this surgery is performed. A new study looked at the benefits and costs associated with all three.
Scientists are continuing to discover that the location of a cancer isn’t the whole story. The genetic make-up of the tumors makes a huge difference in how the cancer behaves and how it can be treated.
There is a great deal of controversy about when to treat and when to watch certain cancers. Some doctors have argued that small kidney tumors can just be watched. A new study disputes that theory.
Kidney cancer is like a stealth bomber. The hidden enemy can start attacking other organs before it’s even detected. Molecular intelligence may help identify this villain before it becomes deadly.
The results of a phase III clinical trial have demonstrated that an investigational drug helped advanced kidney cancer patients live as long as those on the current standard therapy.