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Which of the following is NOT a recognised risk factor for the development of renal carcinoma?

A. Hypertension
B. Diabetes
C. Obesity
D. Smoking
E. Haemodialysis

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A 67-year-old man is noted to have an incidental small renal mass in his left kidney whilst undergoing investigation for rectal bleeding. An upper pole tumour is noted to be entirely endophytic and 38 mm in maximal dimension. The tumour lies anteriorly within the upper pole and is in contact with the collecting system though does not cross the inter-polar lines. What would be the R.E.N.A.L. nephrometry score of this tumour?

A. 7a
B. 8a
C. 9p
D. 10a
E. 12p

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Von Hippel–Lindau disease is associated with mutations on which gene locus?

A. 1q42
B. 3p25
C. 7q31
D. 9q34
E. 17p11

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Which one of the following statements regarding active surveillance of T1a small renal masses is CORRECT?

A. Active surveillance is the recommended treatment of choice for low grade
B. Clear cell renal cell carcinoma
C. Malignant tumours can grow at a faster rate than benign lesions
D. The risk of metastatic progression on active surveillance is the same as for all other treatment options
E. Masses have an average annual growth rate of 0.75 cm/year

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Which one of the following statements regarding locally advanced renal cell cancer is CORRECT?

A. T3b (TNM classification 2017) RCC have tumour thrombus in the IVC above the diaphragm
B. The 5-year cancer-specific survival rates for T3b renal cell cancers treated by surgery (TNM classification 2017) is 40%
C. The ipsilateral adrenal gland should be excised with the kidney when there is an upper pole renal tumour
D. 5-year cancer-specific survival rates are the same for tumour thrombus within the IVC below the diaphragm compared with invasion of the IVC wall by tumour thrombus
E. Extended regional lymph node dissection at the time of nephrectomy significantly increases cancer-specific survival

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