Medical research

New hope for kidney cancer treatment using existing drugs

The most comprehensive study of kidney cancer at single-cell level has discovered a potential drug target to treat renal cell carcinoma, a cancer with a high mortality rate that is hard to detect. Researchers from the Wellcome ...

Oncology & Cancer

Gene signature points to prognosis in kidney cancer

Among patients with kidney cancer, the activity of four specific genes in the cancer cells seems to be able to predict the risk of the tumor spreading and the patient's chances of survival. This is shown by researchers from ...

Inflammatory disorders

Comorbidities up among patients with ESRD, concomitant psoriasis

For patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), those with concomitant psoriasis are younger and more often have cancer, diabetes mellitus, and coronary artery disease, according to a study published online July 26 in the ...

Oncology & Cancer

How common genetic alterations cause kidney cancer

An international group of researchers investigated why mutations often associated with renal cancer result specifically in renal cancer, instead of other cancer types.

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers identify pathway that regulates angiogenesis in tumors

The formation of new blood vessels, also known as angiogenesis, is critical to the development and progression of cancer. Angiogenesis is controlled by many different protein messengers that can either stimulate or inhibit ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer patients face greater risks from abdominal aneurysm repair

Elective abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair in patients with a cancer diagnosis is associated with several poor postoperative outcomes according to a newly published study from researchers at the University of Missouri ...

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