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Medicare Spends Billions on Chronic Kidney Disease, Study Finds March 29, 2016

Researchers consider ways to manage patients' care effectively and rein in the cost

Certain Biopsy Method Tied to Better Outcomes After Kidney Cancer March 10, 2016

Image-guided testing of tissue from the kidney mass may lead to improved treatments, researchers say

Is Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Raised Risk of Certain Cancers? March 01, 2016

Study suggests, but doesn't prove, that odds increase for some types of tumors, but drop for others

Targeted Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Kidney Cancer January 06, 2016

Nearly doubles progression-free survival to 7.4 months, but side effects reported, study shows

Opdivo Approved for Advanced Kidney Cancer November 24, 2015

More than 14,000 projected to die from disease this year

Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life November 11, 2015

Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

Barbecued, Pan-Fried Meat May Boost Kidney Cancer Risk November 09, 2015

High-heat cooking methods implicated in new study

New Immune-Focused Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Kidney Cancer September 28, 2015

Opdivo appears to outperform older med, Afinitor, in new clinical trial

Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized July 13, 2015

Study finds rate is twice as high for some cancers

Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35 June 15, 2015

Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer March 30, 2015

Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

Urine Test Shows Promise for Early Diagnosis of Kidney Cancer March 20, 2015

Simple screen used levels of two proteins to spot the disease with 95 percent accuracy, study found

Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors September 30, 2014

Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds September 08, 2014

But these pediatric cancers remain rare and the increases are very small, experts say

Low Cholesterol Levels May Spell Trouble for Kidney Cancer Patients June 12, 2014

Study found it was associated with spread of disease, raised death risk

Type of Kidney Disease May Dictate Cancer Risk May 22, 2014

Study of transplant recipients finds prospects best with polycystic kidney disease

IVF Conception Doesn't Seem to Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: Study November 06, 2013

British researchers followed more than 100,000 children for 17 years

Cancer Drug Nexavar Tied to Pancreas Damage in 2 Patients October 09, 2013

Pancreas shrank by up to one-third in case studies following long-term use

Kidney Cancer Drugs Equal in Prolonging Survival: Study August 22, 2013

But pazopanib gives patients a better quality of life than sunitinib, researchers report

Rare Eye Disease Leaves People Without an Iris August 01, 2013

Aniridia, a genetic disorder, can cause blindness as well as metabolic illnesses, experts say

New Drug May Help Immune System Fight Cancer May 16, 2013

Early study found tumor reduction in several forms of the disease

Cholesterol Drugs Might Boost Kidney Cancer Survival May 07, 2013

Study finds statin medications tied to lower death risk after nearly 4 years of follow-up

Cancer Drug Doesn't Speed Up Tumor Growth, Researchers Say February 07, 2013

Finding refutes earlier research in animals, could reassure patients taking Sutent

Black Patients With Kidney Cancer Fare Worse Than Whites: Study November 12, 2012

Possible reasons for disparity include fewer blacks undergoing surgery

Grapefruit Juice May Give Boost to Cancer Treatment: Study August 07, 2012

Combination could reduce drug doses for patients, study suggests

Novel Drugs Show Early Promise Against Several Cancers June 04, 2012

Immune system therapies tested on advanced melanoma, kidney or lung tumors; side effects seen

Long-Term Side Effects Key When Cancer Patients Choose Drugs June 04, 2012

In 5-month study of people with kidney cancer, one medicine was strongly preferred

Votrient Approved to Treat Cancer That Begins in Soft Tissue April 27, 2012

Drug inhibits process that fuels tumor growth

Kidney Cancer Patients Fare Better With Tumor Removal Only April 17, 2012

Survival rates were higher than for those whose kidney was taken out, researchers say

More Fake Avastin Found in U.S., FDA Says April 04, 2012

Medical practices told to stop using the counterfeit cancer drug distributed under the name Altuzan

Immune-Based Drug Combo Might Extend Cancer Survival April 02, 2012

Preliminary study found that IL-2 plus retinoic acid helped patients with advanced disease

Is Cancer Outwitting 'Personalized Medicine'? March 07, 2012

Discovery of many genetic mutations within one cell may dash hopes for targeted treatments

Certain Cancer Drugs May Have Fatal Side Effects: Analysis February 06, 2012

Risk is very small, but doctors, patients should be made aware, investigators say

Drug Approved for Advanced Kidney Cancer January 27, 2012

Inlyta is for people who don't respond to another drug

Novel Hepatitis C Vaccine Shows Some Early Promise January 04, 2012

But any clinically valuable treatment is years away, researchers say