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.
KeywordsAdenocarcinoma Anemia Triad Hypercalcemia
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