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Glossary: renal cell cancer, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

renal cell cancer

(REE-nul sel KAN-ser)

The most common type of kidney cancer. It begins in the lining of the renal tubules in the kidney. The renal tubules filter the blood and produce urine. Also called hypernephroma, renal cell adenocarcinoma, and renal cell carcinoma.


Kidney Cancer