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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
27 years experience Medical Oncology
No: As with any cancer, early detection and treatment result in higher cure rate. For kidney cancer, the five year survival for stage i is 81%, for stage ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Yes: In general, kidney cancer is a lethal cancer. However, depending on various factors, it may not be lethal. Factors such as the patients age, the aggre ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Sarle
22 years experience Urology
Yes: Very.
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Kidney cancer: By definition, any cancer is potentially lethal. When kidney cancer is detected in the earlier stages (before metastasis outside the kidney) it is of ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Elmongy
46 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Kidney Cancer: Patient should be evaluated by urologist oncologist to secede whether this patient can have radical resection of the kidney in order to give the patie ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Thom
15 years experience Urology
Usually 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
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
No: Cocaine has not been linked to kidney caner. There are certain risk factors for the different types of kidney cancer such as smoking and contact with ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Ng answered
17 years experience Urology
No definitive data: There is no definitive data on how fast can grade 3 kidney cancer grow.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Uncommon: At 22 very uncommon.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No diff: Not different. But some medication used to tx kidney cancer can cause problems with blood sugar control in diabetics.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Poor: Unfortunately the 5 year survival rate for stage IV renal cell cancer is poor, 0-20%. However, in recent years their have been significant advances i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Uncommon ...: It is uncommon to see bladder/kidney cancer in a 27-yr0-old man. Bladder cancer most frequently happen to men >60s and women >70s and kidney can ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 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

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