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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
CT scan and lab work: At a minimum, a ct scan of the abdomen and pelvis (with either chest x-ray or chest ct) with and without IV contrast. Complete blood count and compre ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
BeforeDiagnosi&After: Tests can be divided in two parts Many cases of Hypernephroma also called Renal Cell Cancer are asymptomatic&are diagnosed by chance we do a Cat ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
39 years experience Urology
Usually asymptomatic: Most kidney tumors are picked up incidentally on imaging for other reasons. The classic triad of symtoms--bleeding, flank pain, mass--is rarely occur ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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An outdated term...: Hypernephroma has become an outdated term for cancerous change of filtrating tubules of kidneys and has bee replaced by renal cell carcinoma; literall ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
It depends: Kidney cancer ("renal cell carcinoma") is primarily a surgically treated disease involving removal of the tumor or the entire kidney and tumor dependi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 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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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Elmongy
45 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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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
26 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 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
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
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gill
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Renal cancer: Genomics.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
X-rays: Kidney cancer, when suspected, is primarily diagnosed with imaging studies. These tests include kidney ultrasound, ct scans, and mri. A kidney biopsy ... Read More
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