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Tag: kidney cancer

Exelixis Cabometyx, Pfizer Sutent Compete In Kidney Cancer Clinical Trial

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

Nutrient Deprivation Can Effectively Kill Kidney Cancer Cells, Study Finds

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

Cooking Meat At High Temperatures Increases Kidney Cancer Risk

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

Opdivo And Cometriq Drugs Proven More Effective Than Novartis' Afinitor As Advanced Kidney Cancer Treatment

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

Teen's Bleeding Nose Leads To Diagnosis Of Dangerous Disease: 3 Lives Saved By Diagnosis

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

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