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Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention$
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David Schottenfeld and Joseph F. Fraumeni

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195149616

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.001.0001

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Renal Cancer

Renal Cancer

Chapter:
(p.1087) 57 Renal Cancer
Source:
Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention
Author(s):

JOSEPH K. MCLAUGHLIN

LOREN LIPWORTH

ROBERT E. TARONE

WILLIAM J. BLOT

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0057

Malignant tumors of the kidney account for about 2% of all new cancer cases in the United States and worldwide, with 38,890 cases and 12,840 deaths estimated for 2006 in the United States. This chapter reviews the epidemiology of renal cancer. Demographic patterns and risk factors are discussed.

Keywords:   kidneys, renal cell cancer, cancer risk, cancer epidemiology, cancer prevention

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