Category Archive: RCC News & Research

Susan G Komen bullying other cancer charities? Shame

February 2, 2012 - 3 Comments

Is Susan G Komen becoming the Wal-Mart of cancer charities, overpowering mom and pop charities and [...]

Diabetes linked to kidney cancer

February 2, 2012 - Add Comment

A new study indicates a strong link between kidney cancer and diabetes. Those with the most advanced [...]

Avastin and the Rotten Kidney

January 28, 2012 - Add Comment

A fellow kidney cancer blogger writes about her concerns with the denial of access to Avastin for [...]

Pfizer’s Inlyta (axitinib) approved by FDA

January 27, 2012 - 1 Comment

The FDA approved Pfizer's Inlyta today, according to the Baltimore Sun. Inlyta, brand name for [...]

Actress Denise Richards to help raise funds for kidney cancer awareness

January 26, 2012 - Add Comment

Actress Denise Richards is giving every single dude an opportunity to date a Bond Girl, as a charity [...]

Is Tivozanib a victim of its own success?

January 23, 2012 - Add Comment

Aveo Pharmaceuticals, which manufactures the kidney cancer drug Tivozanib, was probably surprised to [...]

The Washington Post: Cancer is Sunshiny!

February 1, 2011 - Add Comment

I’m starting to think that cancer isn’t so sunshiny after all. I’d been led to believe in the [...]

National Cancer Institute study makes case for more aggressive use of CT scans for all cancer patients

November 19, 2010 - 4 Comments

A new NCI study found that the rate of lung cancer death can be significantly lowered if doctors [...]

Medicare and cancer drugs: A disturbing trend of denying treatment to the sick

November 17, 2010 - 1 Comment

The federal government says cancer drugs like Provenge and Avastin are too expensive and offer short [...]

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