Search: renal cell carcinoma (RCC)

renal cell carcinoma (RCC)

The most common type of kidney cancer. Also called renal adenocarcinoma. It begins in the kidney’s nephrons. Types of RCC include clear cell carcinoma, papillary, chromophobe or sarcomatoid kidney cancers….

basal cell carcinoma (BCC)

A type of skin cancer that develops in the basal cells of the top layer (epidermis) of the skin.

clear cell carcinoma

A type of endometrial cancer.

squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)

A type of cancer that begins in the squamous cells. Squamous cells are found in several place in the body, including the top layer (epidermis) of the skin, in the main airways of the lungs, and in the cervix….

non-small cell lung cancer

One of the two main groups of lung cancers. Includes squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma and large cell carcinoma….

urothelial carcinoma

Cancer that occurs in urothelial cells. It can start in the renal pelvis of the kidney, the ureter or the bladder. Sometimes called transitional cell carcinoma (TCC)….

glandular cell

A type of cell found in the cervical canal (endocervix).

glial cell

A type of nervous system cell that surrounds and holds neurons in place; nourishes them; and gets rid of dead cells and germs. Also called neuroglia.

renal sarcoma

A rare cancer that affects the connective tissues of the kidney….

renal pelvis

A funnel-shaped structure where the kidney and ureter meet….