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Geriatric consults remain rare in kidney cancer care

(HealthDay)—Use of geriatric consultation remains sparse among older patients undergoing surgery for kidney cancer, according to a study published online Aug. 11 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Aug 22, 2017
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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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