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Shutting down cells’ ‘back-up generator’ to beat kidney cancer by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Aug 2011 12:00am As well as the ingenuity, dedication and skill of their staff, modern hospitals can’t function properly without a reliable electricity supply. This is so critical that hospitals have a back-up generator to keep their life-saving systems working in an emergency.. In a similar way, our cells also have their own emergency back-up systems ... Read on »
News digest – bowel cancer, kidney cancer, booze, boost for drug development, and more by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Sat 31 Mar 2012 12:00am Another week has flown by, and yet more interesting cancer research was in the news, both from our own scientists and from research groups around the world. We’ve summarised the big stories of the week below. Click on the links for full coverage. There were a few big stats stories out this week: On Monday, new analysis sh ... Read on »
Lack of public awareness of symptoms of kidney cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 29 May 2014 1:00pm Recent figures have shown that the incidenceThe number of new episodes of a condition arising in a certain group of people over a specified period of time. of kidneyOne of two bean-shaped organs that are located on either side of the body, below the ribcage. The main role of the kidneys is to filter out w ... Read on »
Cancer survival rates ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 28 Mar 2009 3:51pm Cancer survival rates Cancer survival has improved overall in countries across Europe 29 mar 2009--Widespread media coverage has been given to a large study on cancer survival across Europe. The EUROCARE-4 study looked at cancer cure and survival rates between 1995 and 2004. The Guardian reported that although the number of people being ... Read on »
Kidney Cancer Connections by Deb Posted Fri 04 Dec 2009 12:00am I attended today's KCC meeting and had the opportunity to meet Flo and her husband, with whom I have communicated via this blog and through emails now for sometime. It was a true delight to finally meet both of these wonderful people. The meeting's presenter, Andrew the cancer center's pharmacist, provided great information on s ... Read on »
Of Kidneys, Cancer and Time by Posted Wed 10 Aug 2011 12:14am 1: Parenchyma 2: Cortex 3: Medulla 4: Perirenal fat 5: Capsule 6: Ureter 7: Pelvis of kidney 8: Renal vessels 9: Hilus 10: Calyx It’s been roughly 8 hours since I underwent the pleasures of a barium shake and a contrast CT Scan (Cigna willing) with the hope of identifying the 1.5cm lesion o ... Read on »
FDA Approves New Treatment for Advanced Form of Kidney Cancer by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Tue 20 Oct 2009 10:04pm The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Votrient (pazopanib), the sixth drug to be approved for kidney cancer since 2005. Votrient is an oral medication that interferes with angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels needed for solid tumors to grow and survive. Votrient is intended for people with advanced renal cell carci ... Read on »
NICE meets to decide about kidney cancer drugs - we were there by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:17pm NICE are deciding whether to fund four new drugs for advanced kidney cancer 35 experts, 7 administrators, 15 public observers… one very important decision. Last week, the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) held a meeting in Manchester to finally decide whether or not to recommend four drugs for advanced kidney ... Read on »
Smoking Could Raise Odds for Advanced Kidney Cancer by HealthFinder Posted Fri 22 Apr 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Danger falls, though, as years as a former smoker add up, study finds. FRIDAY, Apr ... Read on »
Kidney cancer by Healthy Solutions Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Jun 2011 9:05am BBC News Tony Blacker What is kidney cancer? There are several types of kidney cancer. Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common type in adults, responsible for approximately 80 per cent of cases. Kidney cancer symptoms Many people with kidney cancer have no symptoms at first, especially when the cancer is small. The a ... Read on »