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Description of Kidney cancer

According to dictionary definition  DescriptionAccording to dictionary definition  Kidneys are fist-sized organs on either side of your backbone above your waist. The tubes inside filter and clean your blood, taking out waste products and making urine. Kidney cancer forms in the lining of tiny tubes inside your kidneys.  Causes and Risk FactorsAccording to dictionary definition  Common risk factors are:1. Increasing age2. Smoking3. Certain genetic conditions4. Misuse of pain medicines over an extended time span  Signs and SymptomsAccording to dictionary definition  You may have no symptoms at first. They may appear as cancer grows. They are:1. Blood in your urine2. A lump in your abdomen3. Weight loss for no reason4. Pain in your side that does not go away5. Loss of appetite  InvestigationsAccording to dictionary definition  Your doctor may recommend tests to diagnose kidney cancer which include:1. Blood tests2. Urine tests3. Imaging tests4. Biopsy  TreatmentAccording to dictionary definition  Treatment depends on the age, overall health, and the stage in which the cancer is. It might include:1. Surgery2. Chemotherapy3. Radiation4. Biologic or targeted therapies  NIH: National Cancer InstituteAccording to dictionary definition  

 

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