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Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma in an adult 

Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma in an adult
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Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma in an adult
Author(s):

Federica Recine

and Cora Sternberg

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199664535.003.0015
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date: 20 August 2019

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common neoplasm of the kidney. Clear cell carcinoma is the most common subtype of RCC (80%) and approximately 10% of renal cell carcinomas are is chromophobe subtype. Surgery is the standard treatment of localised RCC. The systemic treatment of advanced clear cell renal cell carcinoma is based on inhibitors of VEGF and mTOR pathways. However, the clinical efficacy of these agents in non-clear cell RCC remains unclear.

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