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Eyelid Cancer - Overview

ON THIS PAGE: You will find some basic information about this disease and the parts of the body it may affect. This is the first page of Cancer.Net’s Guide to Eyelid Cancer. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen. Think of that menu as a roadmap to this full guide.

Familial Non-VHL Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma

What is familial non-VHL clear cell renal cell carcinoma?

Familial non-VHL clear cell renal cell carcinoma (CCRCC) is a hereditary condition that increases the risk of the clear cell type of renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer). Currently, no other types of cancer or non-cancerous health problems are known to be associated with familial non-VHL CCRCC. The name separates this condition from von Hippel-Lindau syndrome (VHL), which is the most common cause of hereditary risk for clear cell renal cell carcinoma.

Hereditary Papillary Renal Carcinoma

What is hereditary papillary renal carcinoma?

Hereditary papillary renal carcinoma (HPRC) is a hereditary condition that increases the risk of the papillary type of renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer). The tumors in HPRC are a specific type of papillary cancer called type 1 papillary renal cell cancer. Individuals with HPRC have an increased risk of multiple kidney tumors and an increased risk of developing tumors on both kidneys. Currently, no other types of cancer or noncancerous health problems are known to be related to HPRC.

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