A 63-year-old female asked:
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what does it mean that the prognosis for chromophobe renal cancer is favorable. i have read this in many different articles.?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Outcome is good.: Overall, this means that the outcome for this is good compared to other conditions, or at least, other renal cancers. This cancer is less likely to spread or less aggressive than other kidney cancers, and so survival is improved.
Answered on Jul 29, 2012

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