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Urinary Tract Cancers

Renal Cell Carcinoma

09/10/2001

Question:

What is the difference between Renal Cell Carcinoma and kidney cancer?

Answer:

Renal Cell Carninoma is the most common form of kidney cancer and the two terms are often used interchangeably. There are other forms of kidney cancer but they are much less common.

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Response by:

Martin I Resnick, MD Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University