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Kidney

  • Frederick F. Holmes
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 87)

Abstract

In the adult, cancer of the kidney almost always occurs as the histologic entity known as hypernephroma or renal cell carcinoma. More common in men than women, by a ratio of 2:1, the incidence rises slowly and steadily from ages 50–54 to 80–84, increasing threefold from 11.1 to 34.9 per 100,000 per year as shown in Fig. 11.1.

Keywords

Renal Cell Carcinoma Kidney Cancer Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma Elderly Cancer Patient Painful Bone Metastasis 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick F. Holmes
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  1. 1.Medicine and Gerontology School of MedicineThe University of Kansas Medical CenterKansas CityUSA

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