Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Are The Different Types Of Kidney Cancer

Share
1

1
What are the different types of kidney cancer?

What are the different types of kidney cancer?

Quite a few: 2 most common kidney cancers in adults are renal cell, tumor of the functioning cells of kidney & transitional cell cancer, tumor of kidney lining. Children get wilm's tumors, which can even be congenital. Then there are sarcomatous cancers rare liposarcomas & leomyosarcomas, also neuroblastomas can arise in kidney. Cancers elsewhere in body can metastacise to kidney and present as kidney cancer. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Barry Rosen
4,342 doctors shared insights

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


3

3
What are the different stages of kidney cancer?

What are the different stages of kidney cancer?

Variable: Simply: local regional metastatic - widespread their are sizes, grades, histology and more formal tmn stages. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What are the different kinds of cancer?

What are the different kinds of cancer?

Cancers are...: classified by the type of cell or tissue from which they arise. This is determined by microscopic examination of a biopsy by a pathologist. Cancers of epithelial cells (which line the skin and organ surfaces) are called carcinomas, and are the most common. Sarcomas arise from connective tissues are less common, as are cancers of blood cells like leukemia and lymphoma. Many subtypes exist. ...Read more

5

5
What are the different types of thyroid cancer?

What are the different types of thyroid cancer?

4 types: Papillary, follicular, medullary, anaplastic both papillary and follicular cancers are typically treated with complete removal of the lobe of the thyroid that harbors the cancer, in addition to the removal of most or all of the other side. Medullary cancer of the thyroid is significantly less common, but has a worse prognosis. Thyroid cancer anaplastic has a poor prognosis. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
6

6
What are the different types of stomach cancer?

What are the different types of stomach cancer?

Very few: Adenocarcinomas are present in 95% of gastric cancers. Other types squamous cell carcinoma, adenoacanthoma, carcinoid tumors, GI stromal tumors and lymphomas ...Read more

7

7
What are the various types of pancreatic cancer?

What are the various types of pancreatic cancer?

Also: In addition to dr rathore's answer, there are rare cases of acinar cell carcinoma, carcinosarcoma, and lymphoma of the pancreas. Potentially malignant (or "pre-malignant") lesions include intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (ipmn), mucinous cystic neoplasms (mcn), and solid pseudopapillary neoplasms (sppn). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What are the different kinds of GI cancers?

What are the different kinds of GI cancers?

Many: Oral cancer/pharyngeal/esophageal/stomach/pancreatic/liver/colon/rectal/endocrine cancers (usually related to the pancreas). Histologically there are squamous cell cancers, adenocarcinomas, stomal cancers, lymphomas etc. Etc. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
What are the different types of esophageal cancer? 

What are the different types of esophageal cancer? 

Two main types: The two main types are adenocarcinoma (the most common, derived from barrett's metaplasia) and squamous cell carcinoma. Adenocarcinoma is caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), and squamous cell carcinoma is generally caused by smoking and alcohol. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
What are some of the different types of scrotum cancer?

What are some of the different types of scrotum cancer?

Here are some...: For daily concern, go to get checked ASAP if you have a growing and / or ulcerating mass on the sac or a palpable mass inside the sac. To get these done right has not to be hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. If needed, excisional biopsy may be done for microscopic exam. If on the sac, squamous cell carcinoma is commonest; if inside, seminoma is #1 ...Read more

11

11
What are the types of bladder cancer?

What are the types of bladder cancer?

Many: Most "bladder cancer" in the US refers to urothelial carcinoma (previously called transitional cell carcinoma). This accounts for 90% of "bladder cancer". Squamous cell and adenocarcinoma are more rare types acounting for 8% or so. These are associated with chronic inflammation/irritation or genetic predisposition. There is conflicting evidence if any of the above types are worse than the others. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
What are the different type of cancer?

Too many to list: The two major types are carcinoma and sarcoma and both types affect different organs. See this site for more information about cancer. http://www.cancer.gov/ ...Read more

13

13
What are the different types of eye cancer?

What are the different types of eye cancer?

Eye cancer: The list is very long-- it includes, but is not limited to-- retinoblastoma, melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, rhabdomyosarcoma. Some eye cancer has a relatively good prognosis, especially if picked up early. Some eye cancer can be fatal. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
What are the different types of intestinal transplantation?

What are the different types of intestinal transplantation?

See below: Bowel transplants can be the small intestine alone or what is called a multivisceral transplant. Mvt's can include stomach, duodenum, pancreas and liver. Sometimes they are just stomach, duodenum and pancreas. There have been kidneys transplanted as part of a mvt. There was recently an esophagus transplanted as well. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
What are the different types of leukemia?

What are the different types of leukemia?

How much do you want: There are 4 classical types of leukemia; They can be Acute or chronic and Lymphoid cell type or myeloid cell type. Tell us what is the real reason you want to know about this? ...Read more

17

17
What are the different types of diabetes?

What are the different types of diabetes?

Diabetes: There are many types of diabetes. First of all, i imagine that you really mean diabetes mellitus but there is also a condition called diabetes insipidus. The main forms of diabetes are type i and type ii. There are many others with the end result that the blood sugars can reach higher than normal levels. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
Of the many types of lung cancer of the more serious types, what are the treatments?

Of the many types of lung cancer of the more serious types, what are the treatments?

Variable: Small lesion peripheral in lung cell type squamous can be very high survival! small cell, large central lesion, poor prognosis and every possible variation between.. Surgical resection has best possible outcomes, followed by radiation and chemotherapy. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
What are the different types of breast cancer and there names?

What are the different types of breast cancer and there names?

A large number: Wikipedia is pretty good on this. It's a major research subject nowadays as well as a big part of a pathologist's job. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/breast_cancer_classification. ...Read more

20

20
What are the different types of heart diseases?

What are the different types of heart diseases?

Heart disease: This question is too general for an answer here. Please be more specific about what your question is and keep it from being so broad a question, so we can help. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Sean Williamson
172 doctors shared insights

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