Thursday, March 10, 2011

Kidney cancer awareness month

March is kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma) awareness month. Make sure to visit HCPLive.com as they cover different stories related to kidney cancer this month.

In a 1971 review of 309 consecutive patients with RCC, the most common presenting symptoms were hematuria, abdominal mass, pain, and weight loss.

Skinner, DG, Colvin, RB, Vermillion, CD, et al. Diagnosis and management of renal cell carcinoma. A clinical and pathologic study of 309 cases. Cancer 1971; 28:1165.

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