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Kidney tumours

Kidney tumour

(Science: oncology) a benign or cancerous growth originating from kidney tissue (for example renal cell carcinoma, hypernephroma).

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Re: Tissue cells and cancers.

... faster?) Some cancers grow quite slowly - for example, renal cell (kidney) cancer is known to be slow growing. Presumably (?) this is because ... or the RB pathway are ubiquitous in cancer cells...virtually all human tumours deregulate either the pRB or p53 pathways and likely in most cases ...

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by Julie5
Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tissue cells and cancers.
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The Fiber Disease

... for a polyomavirus, simian virus 40, in a highly select group of human tumours. How did a simian virus infect humans and is the virus a passenger ... in samples from 4 of 20 children (1 Wilms' tumor, 3 transplanted kidney samples). Sequence variation among SV40 regulatory regions ruled out ...

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by Skytroll
Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:32 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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