Urinary Tract Cancers

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News: Urinary Tract Cancers

Herbal remedies need real scrutiny  -  23 Nov 2009
CNNThe A. fangi herb is rich in aristolochic acid, a carcinogen -- and users experienced an outbreak of urinary tract cancers. A. Fangi has since been banned ...

Study Examines Outcome of Upper Urinary Tract Cancers Location in renal pelvis ...  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
ModernMedicineFRIDAY, Nov. 13 (HealthDay News) -- In patients with upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC), the location of the tumor in the renal pelvis compared ...

Here's what's in those weight-loss supplements  -  ‎Jul 19, 2009‎
Ethiopian Review...acid came to light when more than 100 women participating in a weight-loss program in Belgium developed kidney damage and urinary tract cancers.

Gene Variant Predicts Adverse Reaction to Chemotherapy In ...  -  Dec 18, 2008
Modern Medicine,18 (HealthDay News) -- In patients with advanced urinary-tract cancers, a polymorphism of the CYP3A5 gene may predict the severity of leukocytopenia caused

Jordan poisoned Iraq’s Hakim: report  -  Nov 2, 2008
Tehran Times,...who lived in Jordan during the Saddam era. Hakim is diagnosed with lung and urinary tract cancers. He was under treatment in Iran for several weeks.

Rockport doctor ready for Iraq duty  -  12 Jul 2008
Bangor Daily News,...including blasting the stones into tiny particles with a laser so they can be washed out of the urinary tract. Cancers of the prostate, bladder,

manna from hell  -  Nov 7, 2007
Scientist,...for endemic nephropathy. they also had control samples from five patients with upper urinary tract cancers who lived in nonendemic parts of croatia,

Background information on Urinary Tract Cancers [When available]

The urinary system is the organ system that produces, stores, and carries urine. In humans it includes two kidneys, two ureters, the urinary bladder, two sphincter muscles, and the urethra.

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