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Latest Nephrology News

Black-White Cancer Mortality Gap Decreasing in Some Age Groups

Cancer death rates are decreasing faster in blacks than whites in the United States, according to a report published online Feb. 14 in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.

Combo Regimens Effective for Tx of Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer

For first-line therapy of metastatic renal cell carcinoma, pembrolizumab plus axitinib and avelumab plus axitinib both show improved survival versus sunitinib, according to two studies published online Feb. 16 in the New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, held from Feb. 14 to 16 in San Francisco.

Altered Gut Microbiome Seen in Patients With Active Lupus

The microbiome of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, particularly those with increased disease activity, has reduced taxonomic complexity, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.

Physical Activity Down Across Chronic Disease Subgroups

People with a wide variety of chronic diseases are less physically active than individuals without chronic diseases, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in the International Journal of Epidemiology.