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News on Kidney Cancer continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Thursday | Medical Daily

Genome Sequencing Reveals Unique Alterations In Telomerase That Lead To Rare Kidney Cancer

Scientists have made a great breakthrough in identifying the underlying genetic mutation that causes a rare form of kidney cancer called chromophobe renal cell carcinoma.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

Thursday | EurekAlert!

Sequence of rare kidney cancer reveals unique alterations involving telomerase

An international scientific collaboration led by Baylor College of Medicine has revealed clues about genetic alterations that may contribute to a rare form of kidney cancer, providing new insights not only into this rare cancer but other types as well.

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Related Topix: Health, Baylor College of Medicine, Genetics, Medicine, Oncology, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

Sequence of rare kidney cancer reveals unique alterations involving telomerase

An international scientific collaboration led by Baylor College of Medicine has revealed clues about genetic alterations that may contribute to a rare form of kidney cancer, providing new insights not only into this rare cancer but other types as well.

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Related Topix: Health, Baylor College of Medicine, Genetics, Medicine, Oncology, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Wed Aug 20, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Understanding your kidney tumor in 3D

Dr. Jonathan Silberstein holds a replica of a patient's kidney that was made using a 3D printer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Tulane University, Urology, Oncology, Health, Prostate Cancer

Tue Aug 19, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

San Luis Obispo girl diagnosed with rare kidney cancer

Two-year-old Dorothy Mishalanie plays at Santa Rosa Park in San Luis Obispo, Calif., one day after her chemotherapy treatments for Stage 3 Wilms' tumor, a rare kidney cancer.

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Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA, Health, Santa Barbara, CA, Wilms Tumor

SFGate

Three-year-old with cancer gets to be foreman for a day in S.F.

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Health, Seaside, CA, Wilms Tumor

CBS Local

3-Year-Old NorCal Cancer Patient Gets Wish To Be Construction Foreman At San Francisco Building Site

A three-year-old Northern California cancer patient who loves his toy trucks and construction equipment got his wish to work with the real machinery at a building site in San Francisco Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

Sat Aug 16, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Less Radical Procedures Offer Similar Cancer Control Compared to Surgery for Kidney Cancer Patients

Needle-guided tumor destruction procedures offer near equivalent lengths of local cancer control compared to surgery for patients with smallkidney cancer tumors, according to the results of a large study published in the journalEuropean Urology.

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Related Topix: Health, Urology, Medicine

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Medical News Today

For kidney cancer patients, less radical procedures offer similar cancer control compared to surgery

Needle-guided tumor destruction procedures offer near equivalent lengths of local cancer control compared to surgery for patients with small kidney cancer tumors, according to the results of a large study published in the journal European Urology .

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Related Topix: Health, Urology, Medicine

Tue Aug 12, 2014

EurekAlert!

Less radical procedures offer similar cancer control for kidney cancer patients

Needle-guided tumor destruction procedures offer near equivalent lengths of local cancer control compared to surgery for patients with small kidney cancer tumors, according to the results of a large study published in the journal European Urology .

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Related Topix: Health, Urology, Medicine

Mon Aug 11, 2014

IcNetwork

Brave little Summer to take part in third charity fun run as she recovers from a kidney transplant

Little Summer Kansiray will be taking part in her third Kidney Wales 2K fun run after suffering from kidney cancer Launch of the Cardiff 10K in aid of the Kidney Foundation Wales.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Medicine, Bridgend County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Columbian

Ailing artist gives finger to cancer

The guy who once put a terrified-looking dog on the cover of National Lampoon magazine with a gun to its head and the words, "If You Don't Buy This Magazine, We'll Kill This Dog," was only thinking he'd have a little fun with his art students when he told them to draw a hand with a raised middle finger.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Graphic Design, Arts, California

Fri Aug 08, 2014

P&T Community

Genomic Study Changes Cancer Categories

New research partly led by scientists at the University of CaliforniaSan Francisco suggests that one in 10 cancer patients would be more accurately diagnosed if their tumors were defined by cellular and molecular criteria rather than by the tissues in which they originated, and that this information, in turn, could lead to more appropriate ... (more)

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, bladder cancer

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Camp offers summer fun for cancer patients, survivors

Whether it's swimming, playing ball or just being outside with friends, camp is a fun part of the summer for many children.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Oncology, Medicine, Wilms Tumor, Health

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Health.com

New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes

Changes to the way cancers are classified could lead to more accurate diagnoses and perhaps more effective treatments in about one in 10 cancer patients, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, UC San Francisco, Breast Cancer, bladder cancer, Lung Cancer

Medical News Today

Mutations in a gene essential for cell regulation cause kidney cancer in children

Mutations in a gene that helps regulate when genes are switched on and off in cells have been found to cause rare cases of Wilms tumour , the most common kidney cancer occurring in children.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Wed Aug 06, 2014

NewsOK.com

Friend sets up fundraisers for 2-year-old with kidney cancer

McKoy Beard is a happy 2-year-old with sunny blond hair and a contagious smile. He loves pretending to be a superhero with his twin brother and best friend, Sawyer.

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Related Topix: Health, Childrens Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Reuters

Roche says Avastin approved in EU for type of ovarian cancer

Roche said on Wednesday that European regulators approved its drug Avastin as a treatment for women with ovarian cancer that is resistant to platinum-containing chemotherapy.

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Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Boston Herald

Firefighters, kids rally for boy's fight

The firefighter brotherhood - always ready to put everything on the line for others - lined up with smiles to sacrifice their hair in a "buzz-off" for the young son of one of their own in his fight against cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Opinion

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Medical News

New molecular test kit predicts survival outcomes in kidney cancer patients

Researchers and doctors at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology , Singapore General Hospital and National Cancer Centre Singapore have co-developed the first molecular test kit that can predict treatment and survival outcomes in kidney cancer patients.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, World News, Indonesia, Malaysia Travel, Urology, Genetics

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