A 25-year-old male asked:
What r the chances of getting back renal cell carcinoma for an old male (63 yrs) after being cured by nephrectomy & taking nexavar (sorafenib) ?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Tillettanswered
Urology 24 years experience
It depends: This is not an easy answer, because it depends upon the stage of your original tumor and your surgical pathology. I would ask this question of your urologist or oncologist, who know the specifics of your case.
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Dr. Andrew Turrisianswered
Radiation Oncology 49 years experience
Kidney cancer is: Old and wise, known for ability to recur/relapse late. Sorafenib and other tyrosine kinase vasculature inhibiting drugs are new and don't know everything.Kidney cancers can relapse on meds, even late.
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Last updated May 11, 2015
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