Chapter 1. The Molecular Biology of Kidney Cancer

  1. Jonathan Waxman BSc, MD, MBBS, FRCP
  1. E. P. Castle,
  2. G. S. Hallman and
  3. J. B. Thrasher

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch1

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

How to Cite

Castle, E. P., Hallman, G. S. and Thrasher, J. B. (2002) The Molecular Biology of Kidney Cancer, in Treatment Options in Urological Cancer (ed J. Waxman), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Department of Cancer Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055890

Online ISBN: 9780470757147

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Keywords:

  • kidney cancer;
  • molecular biology;
  • renal cell carcinoma;
  • von Hippel-Lindau disease;
  • clear cell renal carcinoma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Von Hippel-Lindau disease

  • Sporadic clear cell renal carcinoma

  • Hereditary clear cell renal carcinoma

  • Hereditary clear cell renal carcinoma

  • Tuberous sclerosis

  • Papillary renal carcinoma

  • Wilms' tumour

  • Renal oncocytoma

  • Clinical implications

  • Metanephric adenoma

  • Papillary adenoma

  • Molecular markers

  • Clinical implications

  • Acknowledgements