Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common form of kidney cancer in adults, occurring most frequently in men between the ages of 50 and 70 years. The lack of early warning signs results in a high proportion of patients presenting with advanced disease. The diagnosis of RCC is often incidental, and late-stage diagnoses have low survival rates; the 5-year survival of metastatic RCC is approximately 12%. Up to 30% of patients diagnosed with RCC present with metastatic disease, and recurrence is seen in as many of 30% patients following complete resection of the primary tumor. The development of new treatment options has led to improvements in overall survival and quality of life in these patients.
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Cite this: Elwyn C. Cabebe. Fast Five Quiz: Relapsed and Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma - Medscape - Jul 08, 2022.