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renal pelvis

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

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….

Research snapshot – Childhood renal tumours in Australia Jones 2020

What is known? Renal cancers are one of the most common types of childhood tumours worldwide, with the majority being nephroblastoma (or Wilms tumour). Most of the existing knowledge of childhood renal tumours comes from clinical trials for children who…


The lower part of the trunk of the body: roughly, the area that extends from hip to hip and waist to groin….

renal sarcoma

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

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)….


A tiny telescope through which structures within the abdomen and pelvis can be seen.

pelvic sidewall

A structure of bone and ligament on the side of the pelvis….