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Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma is available below.

Symptoms of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

Treatments for Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

  • Surgery - only curative option is complete resection of the tumor
  • Radiotherapy - For palliative management of inoperable symptomatic tumors and metastatic disease
  • Multikinase inhibitors - Used to improve survival in advanced disease - Sorafenib, Sunitinib, Temsirolimus, Everolimus
  • Biological therapies - Used to improve survival in advanced disease - Interleukin 2, Interferon
  • more treatments...»

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Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: Complications

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Causes of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

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Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

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Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: Rare Types

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Definitions of Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma:

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)

Related Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma Info

More information about Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

  1. Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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