Kidney cancer begins in the kidneys, and renal adenocarcinoma, or renal cell carcinoma, is by far the most common malignancy found in the kidney. Other types include clear cell, papillary, and chromophobe carcinoma. Some other cancers are found in less than 1% of the population and even more that are just benign tumors. Kidney cancer occurs more often in men than in women. Also, the disease occurs more often in people aged 65-70. It rarely occurs before the age of 40.
An unfortunate detail of the disease is the timely diagnosis of kidney cancer. Because in some cases, the condition remains without any visible symptoms and is detected only by chance when an abdominal CT or MRI scan is done for completely different reasons in Urology Consultation in Chennai.
Renal Cancer Symptoms
Other Urology Treatments
Renal Cell Cancer Risk Factors
Kidney Cancer Preventions
Kidney Cancer Treatment
As with most cancers, the most common options at the discretion of a nephrologist are surgical resection of the tumor, removal of part or all of the diseased kidney, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.