Challenges of early detection of renal cell carcinoma

The incidence of kidney cancer in the UK has risen by 47% over the past decade, with 12 000 new cases in 2015. Diagnosing patients with kidney cancer can be challenging. The majority of kidney cancers are renal cell carcinomas (RCCs), which make up about 85% of kidney cancers. Signs and symptoms of RCC are […]

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Synthetic or plant-based cannabis for symptom relief in patients with cancer

This article discusses the evidence available for synthetic and plant-based cannabis for the treatment of people with cancer. The article is very much from a US perspective, where public demand has increased awareness of cannabis as a potential therapeutic option for cancer patients. However, this awareness has also highlighted some complex medical, financial and legal concerns. This controversy […]

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