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Malignancy-associated renal disease 

Malignancy-associated renal disease
Malignancy-associated renal disease

A Neil Turner



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

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date: 15 October 2021

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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