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University of California, Davis Discovery Offers Hope for Treating Kidney Cancer
December 23, 2008
Kidney cancer is typically without symptoms until it has spread to other organs, when it is also the most difficult to treat. Newer chemotherapies show great promise for extending survival during later disease stages, but they can also be highly toxic.
University of California, Davis Health System
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