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Know all about Kidney Cancer Survival Rate

The kidneys are a set of prime organs in the body that is responsible for filtering the blood and removing the excess water and waste material from the body in the form of urine. Kidney cancer (growth of abnormal or malignant cells in the body) affects the cells in the kidney and the two most […]

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Tips for Lifestyle Changes after Kidney Cancer

Once you have undergone the turbulence of kidney cancer, you must have already realized how much important it is to take care of all the body organs, which is only possible with correct diet, regular exercise and by following some positive norms of lifestyle. If you spend the rest of your life healthily, the chances […]

Symptoms of Kidney Cancer

Early Symptoms of Kidney Cancer and Risk Factors

Like a lot of cancers, kidney cancer diagnosis and detection can present a lot of challenges because the disease can show few or no symptoms during the early stages. Also since a lot of the symptoms are generic rather than specific and because they can vary greatly from person to person, indentifying the symptoms of […]

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Diagnosis and Staging for Kidney Cancer

The prospect of kidney cancer, indeed any cancer, can be frightening in the extreme, and a definitive diagnosis should be made if any of the commonly noted symptoms of kidney cancer are experienced a persistent pain on the side, passing blood along with urine, fatigue or general feeling of being unwell, unexplained weight loss, […]

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Occupational Sunlight May Cut Kidney Cancer Risk In Men

A study that is hitherto the largest on the subject, examined the link between occupational sun exposure and lowered kidney cancer risk. This is with reference to occupational sun exposure or the kind of sun exposure that a man would likely have in the course of his occupation. This is another study that illustrates the […]

Drug Promises Longer Life For Kidney Cancer Patients

Drug Promises Longer Life For Kidney Cancer Patients

Kidney cancer claims the lives of about 13,000 patients in the United States each year. This type of cancer is resistant to both cancer chemotherapy and radiation. The best treatment option has been surgical removal of the affected kidney. If the cancer was isolated to the kidney, the patient could hope to survive at least […]

What Is Renal Cell Cancer?

What Is Renal Cell Cancer?

Renal cell cancer, also known as renal cell carcinoma, is a disease in which malignant cells are found in the lining of the small tubes in the kidney. These small tubes clean and filter the blood by removing the waste products and producing urine. Renal cell cancer is due to smoking and misuse of some […]

Lifestyle Changes To Stay Away From Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer is a disease whereby the cells present in certain tissues of the kidney start to grow uncontrollably and form tumors. This type of cancer is life threatening and most of us are diagnosed with it because of leaving carelessly. It is amongst the top three of the most common type of cancer namely […]