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lung nodules after kidney cancer

A 95-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Need evaluation/Test: The lung nodules may be related to kidney cancer. The best way to find out is to see if they have increased in size over the last 18 months. This can ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Chest xray needed: This will tell if there is cancer spread to the lungs. If it hasn't, his physician will look for some other treatable disease or call a pulmonologist ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience in Urologic Oncology
Possibly: Advanced kidney cancer is difficult to control, but there have never been as many options for potentially effective treatment as we have now. Dependin ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alessandra Bertolucci
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Can't tell: Could be unrelated but need more information on how advanced is the cancer and if there a metastasis. Talk to his doctor.
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Lung cancer: About 35-40% patients when diagnosed with stage 4 nsclc do not have symptoms and signs of that and it is found as part of routine imaging or based on ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience in General Surgery
Not directly: Fluid in the lungs may be related to fluid overload if the kidneys are not functioning, may be related to coincidental heart disease, or may be relate ... Read More
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Both are cancers in deep tissue and may cause no symptoms until coughing, bleeding, pain.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Ng answered
16 years experience in Urology
Not necessarily: Depending on the stage and grade of kidney cancer, some patients may require ct scan of lungs. For many patients, yearly chest x-ray for the first 5 ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Louie
18 years experience in Urology
Kidney cancer mets: If these lumps and tumors are due to spread of the kidney cancer, then likely demise will be fairly short if untreated. No one can say when.
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ka-Lok Tse, M.D.
30 years experience in 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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