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can nosebleeds be a sign of kidney cancer

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not likely: Nose bleeds (epistaxis) can be caused by many things including picking (#1), vascular problems, blood problems. Kidney cancer would not be anywhere on ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Most likely Not: Common things happen commonly. Nose bleeds most commonly are caused by trauma ( picking nose, blowing nose etc), dry weather/low humidity, blood vesse ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Blood, pain, mass.: There is a classic triad of hematuria (blood in urine), flank pain, and abdominal mass this presents with, but is seen in only 10-20% of patients. He ... Read More
Dr. Ivan Colon
26 years experience Urology
Varies : In this day and age, symptoms from kidney cancer are absent. Most tumors are found incidentally. In the old days people would present with abdominal m ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
Not common: Kidney cancer is not common, however the incidence is rising with the use of modern radiologic imaging, including ct scans.
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Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
Relatively uncommon: Kidney cancer is the sixth and eighth leading cause of new cancers in men and women in 2012, respectively. An estimated 40, 250 cases in men and 24, 5 ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
Typically surgery: Kidney cancer is primarily treated with surgery if the cancer is confined to the kidney. Depending on the size/location of the tumor, partial removal ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Shoengold
44 years experience Urology
Medical imaging: Most kidney tumors today are found early by imaging i.e. Ultrasounds or ct scans done for other reasons. Many other are diagnosed becoause of ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: At autopsy, I've often found tiny cancers and thought, "Maybe it would have been big enough to be a problem in maybe twenty years."
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
4 stages: There are 4 stages of kidney cancer. The first 2 stages are cancer limited to the kidney based on size. The 3rd stage is cancer that is starting to sp ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See a urolgist: You should have your brother get further evaluated by a urologist and/or an oncologist to determine the best course of treatment. Early cancers can be ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Kidney cancer: = renal malignancy.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chung-Han Lee
11 years experience Medical Oncology
Often none: A long time ago, kidney cancer was often diagnosed by flank pain, abdominal fullness, and blood in the urine. However, people rarely had all 3 symptom ... Read More

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