Cabozantinib was found to improve progression-free survival in metastatic renal cell carcinoma. A clinical study for the treatment of metastatic kidney cancer suggested cabozantinib will potentially become a first-line treatment.
Medicine October 11, 2016
Researchers blocked the amino acid cystine in cancer cells and found nutrient deprivation can kill off cancer cells through necrosis or cell death. The findings can lead to new and better cancer treatments.
Life February 6, 2016
Another study adds to the growing research on the link between consumption of meats cooked at high temperatures and an increased cancer risk. The particular danger: kidney cancer, believed to be increasing due to the meat-loving Western diet.
Life November 9, 2015
Cometriq and Opdivo could likely receive approval next year as treatment for advanced kidney cancer after studies showed positive result. One study was halted earlier than schedule because patients taking Opdivo lived longer than those receiving standard treatment.
Life September 26, 2015
What looked like a common nose bleeding incident turned out to be the turning point for a family in Texas. A teen who suffered from nose bleeding paved the way for the diagnosis of her parents' serious diseases.
Life July 23, 2015