Clear cell renal cell carcinoma


  • The most common histological subtype of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), composed of cells with clear or eosinophilic cytoplasm and a prominent but delicate vascular network

Clinical features


  • Two percent of all malignancies and approximately 70% of RCCs

  • Primarily in adults, 6th–7th decades

  • Male predominance (male-to-female ratio, 2:1 to 3:1)

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