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Ten-Year Outcomes of Renal Tumor Radio Frequency Ablation

According to a study that was published by the Journal of Urology, a total of 112 tumors in 106 patients were treated with radio frequency ablation. The median followup was 79 months (IQR 28.9-121.1) and mean ± SD tumor size was 2.5 ± 0.8 cm. Initial technical success was achieved in 97 percent of cases.

Personalized treatment benefits kidney cancer patients

Personalized treatment plans may extend life expectancy for early-stage kidney cancer patients who have risk factors for worsening kidney disease, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology.

New breath test for cancer currently under trial

A clinical trial in the U.K. has just launched to assess the effectiveness of a newly developed breath test that could help diagnose multiple forms of cancer, including kidney cancer.

US cancer death rate hits 25 years of decline, study says

The rate of people dying from cancer in the United States seems to have dropped steadily for 25 years, a new study says, but disparities remain between the rich and the poor. The overall nationwide cancer death rate fell continuously from 1991 to 2016 by a total of 27%, according to a study by the American Cancer Society, published Tuesday in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.

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