Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma
Other Names for this Disease
renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma makes up about 4-6% of RCC, and it is frequently diagnosed between ages 50 and 60. It is thought to have a more favorable prognosis than clear cell RCC, which is the main subtype of RCC.Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma is a subtype of the most common form of kidney cancer called
Last updated: 11/2/2010
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- Stec R, Grala B, Maczewski M, Bodnar L, Szczylik C. Chromophobe renal cell cancer - review of the literature and potential methods of treating metastatic disease. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Oct 7;28:134.