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Understanding your kidney tumor in 3D

Most patients rely on their doctors to decipher the black, white and gray images on their CT scans. But what if a patient could instead hold a 3D model made from the CT image in his hands? Suddenly, the picture becomes clearer.

Aug 20, 2014
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Cancer categories recast in largest-ever genomic study

New research partly led by UC San Francisco-affiliated scientists 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 ...

Aug 07, 2014
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Kidney cancer

Kidney cancer is any cancer that originates in a kidney. The two most common types of kidney cancer, reflecting their location within the kidney, are renal cell carcinoma and renal pelvis carcinoma. The distinction between these two types is important because their most common histologies are different and consequently they respond differently to chemotherapy.

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