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Cytokine and Angiogenesis Inhibitors

  • Simon Chowdhury
  • Martin Gore
  • Timothy G. Eisen

Abstract

Renal cell carcinoma is an important malignancy accounting for approximately 3% of all adult cancers [1]. The incidence of renal cell carcinoma has been steadily and significantly increasing over the past two decades, with worldwide mortality expected to exceed 100,000 [2]. A significant proportion of patients with localized disease can be cured by nephrectomy; however, at presentation approximately 50% of patients have locally advanced or metastatic disease [3]. The outlook for these patients remains poor, with a 5-year survival of less than 10% [2].

Keywords

Renal Cell Carcinoma Clin Oncol Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma Angiogenesis Inhibitor Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simon Chowdhury
    • 1
  • Martin Gore
    • 2
  • Timothy G. Eisen
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MedicineRoyal Marsden HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Medical OncologyRoyal Marsden HospitalLondonUK
  3. 3.Renal, Melanoma and Lung Units Department of MedicineRoyal Marsden HospitalLondonUK

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