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How long does it take for kidney cancer to develop

A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
A full workup: There are magnesium and aluminum antacids so ch as Maalox and Mylanta. There are of course also proton pum inhibitors and H2 blockers. If the cause of... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 38 years experience
Not related: A UTI is not a risk factor for kidney cancer.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
UTI: Urinary tract infection is not a risk factor for kidney cancer. That has nothing to do with development of cancer. Risk factor for kidney cancer inclu... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
See an oncologist: I think you should see an oncologist, and not just a regular primary care doctor as kidney cancer management is very complex.
Dr. Thomas Chen
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
Absolutely: Kidney cancer typically needs several specialists: 1) urologists are involved in the surgery needed to remove kidney cancers 2) medical oncologists t... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Urologic Oncologist: Urologist shoild always be consulted and treat. Majority of kidney cancers are fairly small and require total or partail kidney removal. An oncologist... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
Urologic Oncology 27 years experience
See your doctor: Congestive heart failure is usually treated with diuretics and other medications tailored to your situation. The advice of your internist oncologist, ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
Surgery - Thoracic 36 years experience
Several.: This would best require a visit with a cardiologist, to review all his meds. It seems that beta blockers and diuretics would be ok with this protein ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
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
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
Urology 16 years experience
Can be: Certain hereditary syndromes including von hippel lindau, birt-hogg dube syndrome for example, increase risk of kidney cancer. These syndromes typica... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
Urology 16 years experience
Not common: Kidney cancer is not common, however the incidence is rising with the use of modern radiologic imaging, including ct scans.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Elmongy
Hematology and Oncology 47 years experience
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
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
Urologic Oncology 27 years experience
Difficult to be sure: Most kidney cancers are sporadic, meaning there is no inherited cause, though there are a number of familial syndromes associated with it. Multiple fa... Read More