High Blood Pressure: A Good Sign?
High blood pressure is usually seen as a bad thing. However, high blood pressure may be a good sign for kidney cancer patients being treated with Sunitinib.
Smoking Makes Cancer Worse
Smoking not only hurts your lungs but also your kidneys. People who smoke raise their risk of kidney cancer, and those who keep smoking may be making the cancer worse.
Illegal Drugs Aren't the Only Kind That Kill
Avastin®, a cancer drug, has been shown to increase patient death from adverse events when used in conjunction with chemotherapy or biological therapy, according to new analysis of previous studies.
Mutated Gene Appears in One of Three Kidney Cancer Patients
Scientists have pinpointed a gene (PBRM1) that is mutated in approximately one out of three patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), the most common form of kidney cancer.