Renal cell carcinoma
Cancer that develops in the lining of the renal tubules, which filter the blood and produce the urine. Also called renal cell cancer.

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carcinoma of the renal parenchyma, usually occurring in middle age or later and composed of tubular cells in varying arrangements; symptoms depend on extent of invasion. Called also adenocarcinoma of kidney, renal adenocarcinoma, and clear cell c.

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