The clinical implications of the genetics of renal cell carcinoma.

@article{Rosner2009TheCI,
  title={The clinical implications of the genetics of renal cell carcinoma.},
  author={Inger L. Rosner and Gennady Bratslavsky and Peter L Choyke and W. Marston Linehan},
  journal={Urologic oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={131-6}
}
Over the last several decades, the advances in molecular genetics have elucidated kidney cancer gene pathways. Kidney cancer is a heterogeneous disorder. Each specific type of kidney cancer has its own histologic features, gene, and clinical course. Insight into the genetic basis of kidney cancer has been learned largely from the study of the familial or hereditary forms of kidney cancer. Extirpative surgery is currently the treatment of choice for kidney cancer that is confined to the kidney… CONTINUE READING
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