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Premature Renal Failure Risk Increased for Some Childhood Cancer Survivors

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Impaired kidney function related to treatment of childhood cancer does not recover over time, according to a Dutch study reported in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention online September 24. “Childhood cancer survivors have an increased risk for impaired kidney...

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Mixed Results Seen with Tivozanib in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A novel VEGFR inhibitor, tivozanib, improves progression-free survival significantly in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma but does not improve overall survival, according to the results of a phase III trial. Nonetheless, the researchers say, “Further study of...

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Prostate Cancer Hormonal Therapy Tied to Kidney Risks

By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Men treated for prostate cancer with androgen deprivation therapy have a higher risk of developing kidney problems, a new study suggests. The treatment lowers the risk of death among men with advanced, aggressive prostate cancer. However, researchers said,...