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What is Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma?

What is Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma?

  • Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: A rare type of kidney tumor. The cells that make up the tumor tend to be clear and do not readily take up dye during pathology analysis. Metastasis often only occurs late in the course of the disease and surgical removal usually leads to a good prognosis.

Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma, or a subtype of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: Introduction

Types of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma:

Broader types of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma:

How serious is Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma?

Complications of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: see complications of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

What causes Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma?

Causes of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: see causes of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

What are the symptoms of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma?

Symptoms of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: see symptoms of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

Complications of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: see complications of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma.
Treatments for Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: see treatments for Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

Name and Aliases of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

Main name of condition: Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

Other names or spellings for Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma:

CRCC

CRCC
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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