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  1. Proximal convoluted tubule. Renal cell carcinomas (RCCs) arise from the proximal convoluted tubule. Tumor stem cells are developmentally related to the cells of origin of the tissue in which they arise. Therefore, stem cells of kidney tumors are derived from proximal tubular cells. Bladder carcinomas arise from basal cells, and testicular cancers arise from the germinal epithelium.

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