UroToday - Professor Mejean, Paris, presented a State-of-the-Art Lecture on "Update on Management of Renal Cancer in VHL" on Friday March 23, 2007 at the EAU meeting in Berlin. He discussed the discussed VHL gene and its relevance to renal cell carcinoma (RCC). VHL is located on chromosome 3p25-26. Mutations occur in 90% of VHL patients >60 years of age and is responsible for 50% of deaths. This mutation is pivotal for the development of renal cell cancer. Who is a candidate for genetic testing, he asked? It should be performed in those with a history of RCC occurring at age

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