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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Can a 25 year young female have kidney cancer?

Can a 25 year young female have kidney cancer?

Rare but possible: Kidney cancers (renal cell cancer) are rare in young people, of the total aprx 38, 000 75% are 60 yrs or over, 1.4 % in the age of 20 to 34 years. Incidence in female is slightly less. ...Read more

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How typical is bladder/kidney cancer in a 27 year old man?

How typical is bladder/kidney cancer in a 27 year old man?

Uncommon ...: It is uncommon to see bladder/kidney cancer in a 27-yr0-old man. Bladder cancer most frequently happen to men >60s and women >70s and kidney cancer, in 50-70s of men or women. More detail? Ask your treating doc timely. ...Read more

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Does high bun creatinine mean kidney cancer? My 10 year old son has it

Does high bun creatinine mean kidney cancer? My 10 year old son has it

Usually not: There are many other more common reasons for a child to have a higher than normal bun/creatinine other than kidney cancer. Some of these include: dehydration, medications, infections, and urinary tract abnormalities. It is important to find out the cause of the impaired kidney function so that it can be treated. ...Read more

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HI I am a 21 year old male and I am new here. I have no family history of colon cancer or colon problems but my grandfather had kidney cancer got his kidney removed and caught lymphoma and ended up dying from it at 61. About 2 weeks ago, I was on vacation

HI I am a 21 year old male and I am new here. I have no family history of colon cancer or colon problems but my grandfather had kidney cancer got his kidney removed and caught lymphoma and ended up dying from it at 61. About 2 weeks ago, I was on vacation

Your question: was cut off. Please try again but w/a shorter and more direct question. Fear of cancer is fairly common and your concern is respected but a doctor visit would be best. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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If i toke HGH suplement in 19 years old. I there any effect on cancer cells , specialy if i had kidney cancer when i was 2 years?

NO: I assume that you had wilms tumor when you were 2 year old. Other type of kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma) does not occur in a 2 year old. Wilms tumor rarely recurs after two years of observation, and thus i think your risk of recurrence is extremely small. However you may have received radiation if you have high stage (stage 3 & 4). Radiation may give late side effects. Need regular check-up. ...Read more

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Can a transvaginal us show your kidneys? I have hematuria on dipstick, afraid of kidney cancer. 30yr old female.

Can a transvaginal us show your kidneys? I have hematuria on dipstick, afraid of kidney cancer. 30yr old female.

No: Transvaginal ultrasound is best used to look at structures related to uterus and ovaries. To visualize the kidntey one needs at CAT scan or MRI. Angiograms of the kidney are also used occasionally to visualize the vascular supply to a kidney lesion. The presence of hematuria should first be checked out by cystoscopy to see if there is a bladder lesion. ...Read more

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Could pneumonia diagnosed by ER actually be cancer?Meds given to husband didn't work. New meds now given. He had kidney cancer last year I'm worried.

Could pneumonia diagnosed by ER actually be cancer?Meds given to husband didn't work. New meds now given. He had kidney cancer last year I'm worried.

Cancer/ Pneumonia: Now that your husband has been treated in the Emergency Room - it is important for him to be followed up by his own physician. His doctor can explore this further. ...Read more

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Can a person live two year that has stage 4 kidney cancer without treatment?

Can a person live two year that has stage 4 kidney cancer without treatment?

Possible: One of my patients lived for over 4 years with lung metastasis and that with no treatment. While unlikely, it shows it is possible. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get kidney cancer one year after kidney transplant? At stage 3 is it curable?

Is it possible to get kidney cancer one year after kidney transplant? At stage 3 is it curable?

Yes: Very low liklihood , but possible! possible to cure also with combination surgery, chemo radiation as appropriate from pathology. ...Read more

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Dr. Sean Williamson
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Hypernephroma (Definition)

Hypernephroma has become an outdated term for cancerous change of filtrating tubules of kidneys and has bee replaced by renal cell carcinoma; literally, it denotes "overgrowth of kidney cells". Its risk factors are tobacco smoking, long-term OTC pain killer use, etc. In few cases, genetic factor is blamed. More? Contact www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin ...Read more


Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more