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Malignancy-associated renal disease 

Malignancy-associated renal disease

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Malignancy-associated renal disease
Author(s):

A Neil Turner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.211008_update_002

Update:

Minor updates throughout

Updated information on the effects of treatment for malignancy

New figure added showing a summary of causes of AKI in patients with cancer

References updated to include latest research

Updated on 27 Apr 2017. The previous version of this content can be found here.
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date: 26 May 2017

Malignancies can affect the kidneys by direct invasion, metabolic and remote effects of tumour products, deposition of tumour products, triggering of immune reactions, and effects of treatment.

Particular malignancy-associated renal diseases include:

1 Thrombotic microangiopathy—particularly reported for malignancies of the stomach, pancreas, and prostate, and also with certain chemotherapeutic agents....

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