Kidney Cancer

Kidney-sparing Surgery Improves Survival in Study

Researchers have found that patients with early stage kidney cancer lived longer when only part of their kidney was removed, instead of the entire kidney.

Annual Report: More Than a Million Cancer Deaths Avoided in 2 Decades

Newly published statistics from the American Cancer Society show that cancer death rates in the U.S. continue to decrease.

Avastin Approved for Kidney Cancer

Avastin (bevacizumab), manufactured by Genentech, was recently approved to treat the most common type of kidney cancer.

FDA Greenlights New Drug for Advanced Kidney Cancer

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved everolimus, made by Novartis and marketed as Afinitor, for the treatment of advanced kidney cancer, or renal cell carcinoma.