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Can kidney cancer by caused by tylenol (acetaminophen)

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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
No: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not a risk factor for kidney cancer. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can cause injury to other organs such as the liver and stomach lining but it does increase one's chances of kidney cancer.
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Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 23 years experience
No: Tylenol (acetaminophen) can damage your liver.
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Dr. Scott Diede
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
No.: There are no data demonstrating that Acetaminophen (tylenol) is linked to kidney cancer.
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Last updated May 3, 2019

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