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FDA OKs First 'Biosimilar' Drug to Fight Cancer September 14, 2017

New biologic could help drive down the cost of care, agency says

High-Cal Foods May Raise Cancer Risk in Women, Even Without Weight Gain August 17, 2017

Plant-based diet could help avoid malignancies, study suggests

'Couch Potatoes' May Face Higher Risk of Kidney, Bladder Cancers June 15, 2017

Researchers say get moving, and point to national exercise guidelines

Can Drug Company Perks Sway Cancer Docs' Prescriptions? June 06, 2017

Even relatively small payments seemed to make a difference, researchers report

Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study May 25, 2017

More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list

Kidney Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Early Trial November 30, 2016

93 percent had tumor growth controlled for median of more than 8 months, researchers report

Do Overweight People Fare Better Than Others With Kidney Cancer? September 07, 2016

Study suggests they do, giving insights into potential new treatments

Some Advanced Kidney Cancer Patients May Postpone Treatment August 04, 2016

In cases of slow-growing disease, toxic drugs can sometimes be avoided for many months, study finds

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