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Treating Tumors With Precisely Focused Radiation Beams

Mayo Clinic research team shares discoveries on kidney cancer See how one research team is working to find better treatments and a potential cure for kidney cancer. Stereotactic radiosurgery This procedure treats tumors in the brain and other parts of the body with precisely focused radiation beams. Managing chemotherapy side [...]

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Mayo Clinic Finds Experimental Drug Inhibits Growth in All Stages of Common Kidney Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida have discovered a protein that is overly active in every human sample of kidney cancer they examined. They also found that an experimental drug designed to block the protein's activity significantly reduced tumor growth in animals when used alone. Combining [...]

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Mayo Clinic Opens Florida Biobank to Research Kidney Cancer, Other Diseases

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — September 12, 2012.  Today's researchers have a new set of tools to help uncover the roots of human disease and personalize prevention and treatment efforts. To take advantage of the emergence of faster, more affordable DNA sequencing technology, Mayo Clinic is establishing a biobank at its campus [...]

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Two Drugs Help Fight Kidney, Breast Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — July 31, 2012.  A potentially powerful new approach to treating two lethal metastatic cancers — triple negative breast cancer and clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer — has been discovered by researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida. In the online issue [...]

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Diagnosing Renal Cell Carcinoma

Cancer is most treatable when found early.  But as we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Bradley Leibovich, kidney cancer is one that doesn't like to be found. To listen, click the link below. Diagnosing Renal Cell Carcinoma

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Renal Cell Carcinoma; Who's at Risk?

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Bradley Leibovich tells us who's at risk for the most common form of kidney cancer in adults. To listen, click the link below. Renal Cell Carcinoma

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Renal Cell Carcinoma

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Bradley Leibovich explains renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney cancer in adults. To listen, click the link below. Renal Cell Carcinoma

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Kidney Cancer

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, we learn from Mayo Clinic Dr. Bradley Leibovich that most kidney cancer is discovered by accident. To listen, click the link below. Kidney Cancer

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Treating Renal Cell Carcinoma

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Brad Leibovich talks about kidney cancer treatments. To listen, click the link below. Treating Renal Cell Carcinoma

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Who's at risk of Renal Cell Carcinoma

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Bradley Leibovich talks about some of the risk factors associated with renal cell carcinoma. To listen, click the link below. Renal Cell Carcinoma Who's at Risk

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Diagnosing Renal Cell Carcinoma

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Bradley Leibovich addresses how renal cell carcinoma, a kidney cancer is diagnosed. To listen, click the link below. Diagnosing Renal Cell Carcinoma

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Kidney Cancer

Imagine this: you go to the doctor for an upset stomach, and a CT scan reveals a large tumor on your kidney. The truth is, most kidney cancers are found like that: during tests for other issues. That's because these tumors often don't cause symptoms. Here's the story of a [...]

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Partial Kidney Removal-Mayo Clinic

Imagine going to the doctor for a routine visit and finding out you have kidney cancer. That's what happened to the man you're about to meet. Treatment for kidney tumors has generally meant removal of the entire kidney. That's not always the case anymore. Doctors at Mayo Clinic say that [...]

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Cryoablation for Kidney Tumors

Every year, thousands of people are diagnosed with kidney cancer. Many will have surgery to remove the tumors. But some people are not able to have an operation because of other medical problems. Dr. Bradley Leibovich, M.D., a Mayo Clinic urologist tells us about another, less-invasive option. It's called cryoablation. [...]

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Surviving Kidney Cancer

If you have kidney cancer, you might not get symptoms until the disease is advanced. Not long ago, such a diagnosis was bad news. But now, thanks to technology, teamwork and medical expertise, people are beating this deadly disease.

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