Renal Cancer Metastasis: Molecular Mechanisms to Therapy
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
April 2019 -
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Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is among the 10 most common malignancies in both men and women. It is also a malignancy that is prevalent in the Veteran population. A recent analysis of VA Central Cancer Registry (VACCR) data demonstrates that cancer of the kidney is the fourth most common cancer in the veteran population. The vast majority of studies on RCC biology have focused on primary tumors including recent large-scale sequencing data sets. Patients with disease confined to the kidney have exce...