Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Pathology, New York, USA
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Article02. May 2011 Institutes: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Pathology, New York, USA, University of Chicago, Department of Pathology, Chicago, IL, USATumor hypoxia is a common phenomenon in some subtypes of renal cell carcinomas (RCC) and may play a role in their biology and response to treatment. Here we evaluate a novel hypoxia marker HIG2 in renal cortical tumors and normal tissues.