Hereditary renal tumors
The heterogeneous group of kidney tumors is characterized by varied degree of malignancy, origination from different tissues even outside the kidneys, and diverse genetic background.
Renal cancer is the 7th leading cancer among men an the 12th among women. 2.6% of renal cancers are hereditary disorders.
Cohen HT et. al. (2005) Renal-cell carcinoma.[^]