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Let Patients Help: Q&A With "e-Patient Dave"

HealthCentral talks to "e-Patient Dave," an advocate who empowers people with medical conditions to become active in their healthcare.

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Risk Factors

Kidney Cancer From von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome

Dr. Eric Jonasch is researching drug therapies for kidney cancer caused by von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome, a genetic disorder which causes tumors and cysts.

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Tools & Tips

4 kidney cancer to-dos.

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Ask The Expert: James Simon, M.D.

James Simon, M.D. is a staff nephrologist at the Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute in Cleveland, Ohio.

Julie (right) getting her PhD from Carine Feyten, president of Texas Woman’s University.

One Day at a Time

A physical therapist in Texas was beyond shocked to learn she had advanced kidney cancer, but she says she's now living a wonderful life.

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Surgery

Could Kidney Transplant Waiting Lists Soon Get Shorter?

Donor kidneys are safe to use for transplants even if they aren’t in tip-top shape, according to new research.

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Risk Factors

Get Moving to Slash Your Risk of 7 Cancers

You already know that exercise is good for the heart. New research shows that working out cuts cancer risk, too.

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Treatment

Immunotherapy Promising for Kidney Cancer

New immunotherapy drugs are helping kidney cancer patients live longer, and in some cases are leading to a complete remission of the disease.

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Newly Diagnosed

9 Things to Know If You’re Diagnosed with Kidney Cancer

Most people don't know a lot about kidney cancer, which can make a diagnosis even scarier. We've got the facts—and the what-to-do-nows—that can give you the perspective you need.

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Lifestyle

10 Foods to Buy in Bulk If You Have Renal Cancer

What you eat could impact how you feel day to day. And now researchers say it could even improve the effectiveness of your treatments.

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New & Now

Why stay fit with cancer?

Meet the Experts

Rachel Zohn
Health Writer

Rachel Zohn is a freelance writer who enjoys writing about all things related to health, wellness, and the human body.

Eileen Bailey
Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

PJ Hamel
Patient Expert

PJ Hamel is senior digital content editor and food writer at King Arthur Flour, and a James Beard award-winning author. A 16-year breast cancer survivor, her passion is helping women through this devastating disease.