Diabetes and Risk of Renal Cell Carcinoma

  title={Diabetes and Risk of Renal Cell Carcinoma},
  author={Samy L Habib and Thomas J. Prihoda and Maria Reyes Luna and Sherry A. Werner},
  booktitle={Journal of Cancer},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES There is evidence that the incidence of solid tumors is markedly increased in patients with diabetes mellitus. In the current study, we investigate the association between diabetes and renal cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS A single-center retrospective analysis of 473 patients who underwent nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma (RCC) was performed. Diabetic RCC patients were screened for age, gender, ethnicity, HgA1C, glucose levels and renal function. RESULTS Of the… CONTINUE READING
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