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how long does it take for kidney cancer to develop

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Kidney ca: It can show up quickly or grow slowly; cancer doesn't always follow any rules.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leon Egozi
33 years experience General Surgery
Not true: Don't believe everything you hear!
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bates Moses
21 years experience Palliative Care
Ask his/her doctor: Depends on many factors, including current overall health, functional status, ongoing palliative treatments including palliative chemotherapy, and so ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Depends: Kidney cancer can be curable if caught early and treatment is rendered. If the cancer is early stage, no further treatment may be needed and the cance ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
20 years experience Pediatric Urology
Not too long: Depending on the size and appearance usually not too long since your absolute best chance of cure is to not let the tumor spread or metastasize. Metas ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
More info needed: Most likely you had Wilms tumor ( neuroblastoma ) detected at a early stage most likely you are cured . Unfortunately you are at a higher risk than pe ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Read this article: http://www.healthline.com/health/kidney-cancer/kidney-cancer-prognosis-stage#overview1
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Stage 4 Renal CA: Statistically, which is only a guide based on 1000's of patients, 10% are alive after 5 years. For any one individual, the prognosis depends on multip ... Read More
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