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Renal Cell Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Renal Cell Cancer

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about renal cell cancer, see the following:

  • Kidney Cancer Home Page
  • What You Need to Know About™ Kidney Cancer
  • Drugs Approved for Kidney (Renal Cell) Cancer
  • Biological Therapies for Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Targeted Therapies (Advances in Targeted Therapies)
  • Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • Angiogenesis Inhibitors
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Angiogenesis
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Gene Testing
  • Smoking Home Page (Includes help with quitting)

For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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Treatment of Recurrent Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors

Approximately 15% of patients with favorable histology Wilms tumor and 50% of patients with anaplastic Wilms tumor experience recurrence.[1] Historically, the salvage rate for patients with recurrent favorable histology Wilms tumor was 25% to 40%. As a result of modern treatment combinations, the outcome after recurrence has increased up to 60%.[2,3] A number of potential prognostic features influencing outcome post-recurrence have been analyzed, but it is difficult to separate whether these factors...

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Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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