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renal cell cancer

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  • renal cell cancer — The most common type of kidney cancer. It begins in the lining of the renal tubules in the kidney. The renal tubules filter the blood and produce urine. Also called hypernephroma …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage III renal cell cancer — Cancer is found in (1) the kidney and in 1 nearby lymph node; or (2) an adrenal gland or in the layer of fatty tissue around the kidney, and may be found in 1 nearby lymph node; or (3) the main blood vessels of the kidney and may be found in 1… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IV renal cell cancer — Cancer has spread (1) beyond the layer of fatty tissue around the kidney and may be found in 1 nearby lymph node; or (2) to 2 or more nearby lymph nodes; or (3) to other organs, such as the bowel, pancreas, or lungs, and may be found in nearby… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage I renal cell cancer — The tumor is 7 centimeters or smaller and is found in the kidney only. Also called stage I kidney cancer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage II renal cell cancer — The tumor is larger than 7 centimeters and is found in the kidney only. Also called stage II kidney cancer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer syndrome — HLRCC. A rare inherited disorder that increases the risk of developing benign (noncancerous) tumors of the skin and the uterus (leiomyomas) and malignant (cancerous) tumors of the uterus (leiomyosarcoma) and the kidney. Also called HLRCC …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Renal cell carcinoma — Cancer that develops in the lining of the renal tubules, which filter the blood and produce the urine. Also called renal cell cancer. * * * carcinoma of the renal parenchyma, usually occurring in middle age or later and composed of tubular cells… …   Medical dictionary

  • Renal cell carcinoma — For other uses, see RCC (disambiguation). Main article: Kidney cancer Renal cell carcinoma Classification and external resources Micrograph of the most common t …   Wikipedia

  • renal cell carcinoma — or hypernephroma Malignant tumour of the cells that cover and line the kidney. It usually affects persons over age 50 who have vascular disorders of the kidneys. It seldom causes pain, unless it is advanced. It may metastasize to other organs… …   Universalium

  • renal cell carcinoma — noun A type of cancer in which the epithelial cells of the kidney grow uncontrollably …   Wiktionary

  • transitional cell cancer — Cancer that forms in transitional cells in the lining of the bladder, ureter, or renal pelvis (the part of the kidney that collects, holds, and drains urine). Transitional cells are cells that can change shape and stretch without breaking apart …   English dictionary of cancer terms


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