Category Archive: RCC News & Research

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The biology of interleukin-2 and interleukin-15: Implications for cancer therapy and vaccine design

May 3, 2012 - Add Comment

A brief summary of a medical article authored by the National Cancer Institute's Thomas Waldmann, [...]

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Of Porn and Natural Killer Cells: The Mean Streets of the National Institutes of Health

April 25, 2012 - 14 Comments

IL-15 is a cousin of IL-2, but it is believed to be more targeted than the latter. Both drugs are [...]


The head of the American Cancer Society rakes in how much money??

April 11, 2012 - 25 Comments

Who knew how rewarding charity work could be -- and I don't mean spiritually or emotionally. Did you [...]

The burden of uncertainty and the search for a new cancer treatment

April 3, 2012 - 32 Comments

What do the doctors say? That’s what people keep asking us now that Chris’s third treatment [...]

Good overview of developing drug therapies for renal cell carcinoma

March 21, 2012 - 1 Comment

The journal Oncology has published an interesting overview of current and developing systemic [...]


Indian Government rules Nexavar can be sold as generic

March 14, 2012 - 2 Comments

The Indian Government has established an unusual patenting precedent allowing a pharmaceutical [...]

Go green for St. Paddy’s — and raise money for kidney cancer research

March 10, 2012 - 1 Comment

Renew You Day Spa, located in Savannah, GA and a friend of the kidney cancer community is offering [...]

Tell Congress not to forget about kidney cancer when it’s providing research funds

March 6, 2012 - 3 Comments

Action to Cure Kidney Cancer, a non-profit dedicated to raising money for kidney cancer research, [...]

A Tribute to Ken Youner — An Inspiration to Cancer Survivors Everywhere

February 15, 2012 - 10 Comments

We learned that Ken Youner died of kidney cancer yesterday. His influence in the community was [...]

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A little inspiration on keeping a positive mindset when fighting cancer

February 13, 2012 - 4 Comments

Here's a great story, great example really, about the importance of maintaining a positive attitude [...]

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