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Greeley, CO
A 61-year-old female asked:

I have a small cyst on my left kidney, my neighbor says two people she knows had cysts that turned into cancer, is that true? i know those people, one died, also have a lump on left side of my forehead, im seeing a doctor in oct and a dermo in nov?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
I think it is rare for a cyst to turn into a cancer, Discuss with your Dr who knows you and your cyst. They do not. However x-rays done for other things of kidneys can discover unknown cancers and rate of cure is high for them.
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