Chemotherapy for Kidney Cancer
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Traditional ]]>chemotherapy]]> drugs are not very effective against kidney cancer. Doctors are continuing to investigate possible chemotherapy agents for use with kidney cancer.
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Kidney Cancer Association website. Available at: http://www.kidneycancerassociation.org/ .
National Cancer Institute website. Available at: http://www.cancer.gov/ .
Last reviewed November 2008 by ]]>Mohei Abouzied, MD]]>
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