renal cell adenocarcinoma

Definition / meaning of renal cell adenocarcinoma

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 cancer, and renal cell carcinoma.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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