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My father had kidney cancer. What sort of screening do I need?

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Dr. Reginald Gohh
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Not frequently

It depends on what age he developed the cancer and whether he carried any medical conditions that predisposd him to getting cancer. For example, patients with end-stage kidney disease (those requiring dialysis) or patients diagnosed with von hippel-lindaua disease may need to be monitored by ultrasound more frequently.

In brief: Not frequently

It depends on what age he developed the cancer and whether he carried any medical conditions that predisposd him to getting cancer. For example, patients with end-stage kidney disease (those requiring dialysis) or patients diagnosed with von hippel-lindaua disease may need to be monitored by ultrasound more frequently.
Dr. Reginald Gohh
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In brief: No clear guidelines

An ultrasound would be a good cheap no radiation test...

In brief: No clear guidelines

An ultrasound would be a good cheap no radiation test...
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