Has anyone here survived renal cancer?

Sure. Early stage of renal cancer is curable with surgical resection. The earlier the stage of the cancer, the higher your chance to survive/ to be cured.
Yes early diagnosis. Yes if diagnosedearly and treated early bebre it spreads.

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Renal cancer survival rates at 5 years?

Renal cell ca. In general-- stage i kidney cancer-- a 5-year survival rate over 90 % stage 2 - a five-year survival rates ranging from 75 to 95 % stage 3 - ranges from ranges from 46 to 70 % the median survival for patients with stage IV disease is 16 to 20 months in contemporary studies -with 5 year survival less than 10%. Read more...

What is survival rate for renal cancer?

Depends on stage. Best answer will come from review of patient specifics with treating urologist. Read more...
Depends upon type, Size ; if cancer has spread, if so where i.E just locally, to lymph nodes, into blood vessels or distant metastases. Also prognosis depends upon cell type ; how aggessive. Rcc most common. Transitional cell cancer, if caught early has reasonable prognosis. Sarcomas have a poor prognosis. Cancer in cyst tends to havebetter prognosis. Wilms tumors in kids w favorable cell type have good chance 4cure. Read more...

What characterizes non-small renal cancer?

There's a mistake. Non-small-cell is a group of lung cancers, not renal (kidney) cancers. I am sorry that someone made a mistake and i hope this helps explain why you have had difficulty finding information. Good luck. Read more...

What is renal cancer and how is it treated?

A variety. The most common in adults is renal cell carcinoma, and it may be treated surgically for cure even if it's gotten fairly far in many cases; there are some old and some new chemotherapeutic agents that are remarkable and have surprised me by their effectiveness. Read more...

How do you know what stage of renal cancer?

T N M. Like other solid cancers the tnm staging system is used. T = size, n = lymph node involvement, m = metastasis. There is clinical staging mostly based on imaging and physical exam. Then pathological stage based on surgical specimen. Read more...

What do you need to know about renal cancer?

Several things. Tumor type (usually clear cell renal cell carcinoma). Tumor grade (fuhrman grades 1-4, with 4 the highest/worst) tumor stage (separated by extent of local tumor: invasion into vessels or fat surrounding the kidney; lymph node or distant organ metastasis). These factors are used to determine extent of surgery, type of chemotherapy, and other treatments. Read more...
Renal cancer. Need to know the stage of the cancer- whether surgery can be done or not. If surgery can be done (total/partial)-you need to know what other treatment after surgery needed. If evidence of spreading of kidney cancer to other organ. You need to know the treatment options- oral targetted therapy such as sunitinib, pazopanib, etc., risk and benefits etc. See & discuss with your oncologist & urologist. Read more...
Hematuria. Blood in urine is one of the signs/symptoms of renal cancer. Do not ignore even a single episode of blood in urine. The urine may look smokey rather than red. Read more...

How do you know what stage somebody is in with renal cancer?

Staging system. To adequately stage a patient one must know the size of the tumor, the presence or absence of lymph node involvement and whether the disease has spread to distant organs such as the lungs or liver. With this information a patient is placed into one of four stages (stages 1, 2, 3, 4). Read more...