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A 55-year-old female asked:

i'm 55 , had my right kidney removed, pathology chromophobe not high grade and stage 2 i am also in good health. is this af favorable prognosis?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Relatively yes.: Chromophobe cancer of the kidney makes up about 5% of renal cancers and tends to have a more favorable prognosis than regular renal cancer. Your report says it is not high grade, which means it is likely well differentiated, or more like normal tissue. Stage ii means it is within gerota's fascia or the renal capsule, and has not spread to the rest of the body. So overall, this is a good result.
Dr. Nicos Nicolaou
General Practice 16 years experience
Stage Ii RCC: 5 year survival rate: 75 - 95 %. 10 year survival rates for patients with primary lesions that invaded the urinary collecting system was 40%.

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