Renal Cell Carcinoma (Grawitz Tumor)

A heterogeneous group of sporadic or hereditary carcinoma derived from cells of the KIDNEYS. There are several subtypes including the clear cells, the papillary, the chromophobe, the collecting duct, the spindle cells (sarcomatoid), or mixed cell-type carcinoma.
Also Known As:
Grawitz Tumor; Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma; Hypernephroma; Carcinoma, Renal Cell; Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma; Clear Cell Renal Carcinoma; Collecting Duct Carcinoma; Collecting Duct Carcinoma (Kidney); Collecting Duct Carcinoma of the Kidney; Nephroid Carcinoma; Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma; Renal Cell Cancer; Renal Collecting Duct Carcinoma; Sarcomatoid Renal Cell Carcinoma; Adenocarcinomas, Renal Cell; Cancer, Renal Cell; Cancers, Renal Cell; Carcinoma, Collecting Duct (Kidney); Carcinoma, Nephroid; Carcinomas, Collecting Duct (Kidney); Carcinomas, Hypernephroid; Carcinomas, Nephroid; Carcinomas, Renal Cell; Collecting Duct Carcinomas (Kidney); Duct Carcinoma, Collecting (Kidney); Duct Carcinomas, Collecting (Kidney); Hypernephroid Carcinoma; Hypernephroid Carcinomas; Hypernephromas; Nephroid Carcinomas; Renal Cell Adenocarcinoma; Renal Cell Adenocarcinomas; Renal Cell Cancers; Renal Cell Carcinomas; Tumor, Grawitz; Adenocarcinoma, Renal Cell; Carcinoma, Hypernephroid
Networked: 13462 relevant articles (807 outcomes, 2238 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)
3. Melanoma (Melanoma, Malignant)
4. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer)
5. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor)


1. Rini, Brian I: 118 articles (12/2015 - 04/2002)
2. Escudier, Bernard: 101 articles (12/2015 - 07/2003)
3. Motzer, Robert J: 94 articles (02/2016 - 01/2002)
4. Bukowski, Ronald M: 82 articles (01/2013 - 07/2002)
5. Choueiri, Toni K: 77 articles (01/2016 - 12/2003)
6. Figlin, Robert A: 70 articles (02/2015 - 09/2002)
7. Wood, Christopher G: 68 articles (09/2015 - 08/2003)
8. Leibovich, Bradley C: 63 articles (12/2015 - 04/2003)
9. Jonasch, Eric: 61 articles (01/2016 - 11/2003)
10. Lohse, Christine M: 61 articles (12/2015 - 04/2002)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Renal Cell Carcinoma:
1. sunitinib (Sutent)FDA Link
2. Interleukin-2 (IL2)IBA
3. sorafenib (BAY 43-9006)FDA Link
4. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa)FDA Link
5. Protein-Tyrosine Kinases (Tyrosine Kinase)IBA
6. InterferonsIBA
7. temsirolimusFDA Link
8. everolimusFDA Link
9. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor)IBA
10. bevacizumabFDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Nephrectomy
2. Immunotherapy
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Radiotherapy
5. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)