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Papillary renal cell carcinoma

Papillary renal cell carcinoma: Introduction

Papillary renal cell carcinoma: A type of kidney tumor characterized by the development of finger-like projections in at least some of the tumor. It can be inherited in a familial pattern or occur sporadically. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Papillary renal cell carcinoma is available below.

Symptoms of Papillary renal cell carcinoma

Treatments for Papillary 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...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Papillary renal cell carcinoma: Complications

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Causes of Papillary renal cell carcinoma

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Less Common Symptoms of Papillary renal cell carcinoma

Papillary renal cell carcinoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Papillary renal cell carcinoma

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Papillary renal cell carcinoma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Papillary renal cell carcinoma

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Clinical Trials for Papillary renal cell carcinoma

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Papillary 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 Papillary renal cell carcinoma, or a subtype of Papillary renal cell carcinoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Related Papillary renal cell carcinoma Info

More information about Papillary renal cell carcinoma

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

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