Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

neoplasm kidney

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Non-cancerous growth: Benign means non-cancerous, and neoplasm means new growth. So you have a growth on your kidney that is not cancerous. If this was diagnosed by an imag ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Likely..: unfortunately, any solid kidney lesion is suspect for neoplasm until removed and examined by the pathologist
2
2 thanks
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, might be: It could be kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma). Your husband is going to need a biopsy. And the usual way to do a kidney biopsy is to do actual su ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Neoplasm: From the National Cancer Institute: Neoplasm An abnormal mass of tissue that results when cells divide more than they should or do not die when th ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
35 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Concern: You are asking a serious and life altering question that will require expertise (biopsy?), kindness, follow-up and coordinated Medical Care. This mus ... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney mass: I believe that an MRI can make that distinction, but this question is best answered by the radiologist. Your attending physician can confer with the r ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
CT scan findings: You are being evaluated, aka "worked up" for the cystic mass. Surgery has been recommended. Being anxious during this time is normal. Risk/benefit ana ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
New abnormal growth: Neoplasm is a general term technically a "new growth" of either animal or plant tissue that serves no function. It could be benign, potentially malign ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many.: Malignant tumors can be treated with any number of chemotherapy agents including doxorubicin, cytoxan, taxol, taxotere, 5fu, vincristine, vinblastine, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It is not rare: Spindle neoplasms are often labeled sarcomas which are an uncommon class of cancers, yet they make up about 10, 000 to 12, 000 cases in the us per yea ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Unpredictable: This means the doctor is not able to predict what it is(other than saying it is a cancer) so he/she can not predict its future behavior.
2
2 thanks
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gargi Kundu
Specializes in Medical Oncology
Lymphomas/Leukemias: Lymphomas like Hodgkin's/Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma OR some Leukemia of lymphoid cell lines like CLL(chr lymphocytic leukemia] , ALL/acute lymphoblastic l ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month