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Journal of Cancer Research and Treatment. 2017, 5(1), 15-19
DOI: 10.12691/jcrt-5-1-3
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Renal Cell Carcinoma: Insights into Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Management

Ahmed M. Kabel1, 2, , Ftoon Zamzami3, Manal Al-Talhi3, Khairiyah Al-Dwila3 and Raghad Habib3

1Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Taif University, Taif, KSA

2Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt

3Pharm D student, College of Pharmacy, Taif University, Taif, KSA

Pub. Date: March 29, 2017

Cite this paper:
Ahmed M. Kabel, Ftoon Zamzami, Manal Al-Talhi, Khairiyah Al-Dwila and Raghad Habib. Renal Cell Carcinoma: Insights into Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Management. Journal of Cancer Research and Treatment. 2017; 5(1):15-19. doi: 10.12691/jcrt-5-1-3

Abstract

In the last decade, there is an increasing incidence of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) worldwide. Most patients with RCC are diagnosed late with advanced stages of the disease which are often refractory to treatment and associated with poor prognosis. Management of RCC has changed greatly over the past years. Progress in the surgical management of the primary tumor and increased understanding of the molecular biology of the disease have led to the development of new therapeutic lines. This mini-review sheds light on the risk factors, the clinical presentation, methods of diagnosis and the up-to-date lines of management of RCC.

Keywords:
kidney carcinoma diagnosis management

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