Kidney Cancer

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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.


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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New Blood Test to Predict Kidney Cancer Risk

KIM-1 testing could diagnose kidney cancer earlier by doubling the accuracy of current screening tests used to measure kidney disease markers.

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Understanding Obesity and Kidney Cancer

If you've had kidney cancer and you're obese, you may be at higher risk for recurrence, according to this study.