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Renal Cell Cancer (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

renal cell cancer, kidney cancer, paraneoplastic syndromes, renal cancer, von Hippel-Lindau syndrome, VHL syndrome, von Hippel-Lindau disease, VHL disease, renal cell carcinoma, metastasis, cystic kidney disease, chronic renal insufficiency, renal insufficiency, renal dialysis, hereditary renal cancer, nephrectomy, metastatic renal cell carcinoma, renal cell cancer, arterial embolization, simple nephrectomy, radical nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, intravenous pyelogram

Authors and Editors

Author: Kush Sachdeva, MD, Private Practice, Southern Oncology and Hematology Associates, South Jersey Hospital System.

Coauthor(s): Brendan Curti, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, The Oregon Clinic.

Editors: Winston W Tan, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Mayo Medical School; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor,, Inc; Koyamangalath Krishnan, MD, FRCP, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention and Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Last Editorial Review: 10/31/2005

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