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Collecting duct carcinoma

Collecting duct carcinoma: Introduction

Collecting duct carcinoma: A rare, aggressive type of kidney cancer that arises from the kidney collecting ducts. The cancer cells can form irregular tubes. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Collecting duct carcinoma is available below.

Symptoms of Collecting duct carcinoma

Treatments for Collecting duct carcinoma

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Collecting duct carcinoma?

Collecting duct carcinoma: Related Patient Stories

Collecting duct carcinoma: Complications

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Causes of Collecting duct carcinoma

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Collecting duct carcinoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Collecting duct carcinoma

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Collecting duct carcinoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Collecting duct carcinoma

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Collecting duct carcinoma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Collecting duct carcinoma

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Prognosis for Collecting duct carcinoma

Prognosis for Collecting duct carcinoma: this is an aggressive cancer which metastasizes readily

Research about Collecting duct carcinoma

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Definitions of Collecting duct carcinoma:

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

 

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