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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
X-rays: The vast majority of kidney cancers are diagnosed soley on radiological findings (x-rays). These tests include a ct scan and/or MRI and chest x-ray. I ... Read More
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Kidney cancer: Typically by ct scan or mri.
Dr. Sean Williamson
13 years experience Pathology
Removal: As mentioned by others, it is usually not needed to biopsy a kidney tumor once it is found by imaging, since renal cell carcinomas have a characterist ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: There are no good kidney cancers.
Dr. Ivan Colon
27 years experience Urology
Not really: Renal cell carcinoma (rcc) prognosis depends on the stage, histology cell type and nuclear grade. Tnm staging is very helpful. Localized rcc stage 1 o ... Read More
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Dr. Sean Williamson
13 years experience Pathology
Varies: There are several types of renal cell carcinoma that have variation in prognoses. Today, many tumors are detected at an early stage (when small and no ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Protective measures: Glad you got surgery in time, you can take various protective measures, if some gets chronic renal disease by any reason, out come will be the same w ... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Keep well-hydrated: Keep well-hydrated. You should drink enough water each day so that your urine is always a pale yellow color. Maintain a healthy body weight and avoid ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Sarle
22 years experience Urology
One kidney: Healthy diet, lose weight , don't smile. Exercise.
A 83-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
38 years experience Urology
Depends........: Depends on overall health status, life expectancy, tumor characteristics, tumor location, tumor "aggressiveness, " and on the size of the tumor: if.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Surgery: Stage i cancer of the kidney is treated successfully with surgery (total or partial nephrectomy). I'm assuming by targeted therapy you mean agents li ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ka-Lok Tse, M.D.
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
RCC: The American Cancer Society reports the following five-year survival rates: •stage 1: 81 percent •stage 2: 74 percent •stage 3: 53 percent •stage 4 ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Too complex: Question for this platform, the treating oncologist/team would have the answer to this. If you are seeking a second opinion, kindly confer with anothe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends on stage of: Disease. Early stage renal cancer has 5 year survival of about 70% and late stage has a 5 year survival of about 10%. See the site below for details. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
No: A renal cyst that grows from inside to surface of kidney is called exophytic renal cyst is (are) benign single or multiple, if no symptoms are left ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Tan
31 years experience Medical Oncology
Cyst in kidney: Right now the 1 cm cyst looks pretty small and benign. However it could turn into something solid or can get larger. 6 months is a good time to repeat ... Read More
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