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Is kidney cancer genetic?

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In brief: Some forms are

There are a number of hereditary forms of kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma), most frequently von hippel lindau.
Others include tuberous sclerosis complex, hereditary non-vhl clear cell renal cell carcinoma, hereditary papillary renal cell carcinoma (hprcc), birt-hogg-dubé syndrome (bhd), and hereditary leiomyomatosis/renal cell carcinoma (hlrcc). These have specific findings for each. Ask a doc.

In brief: Some forms are

There are a number of hereditary forms of kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma), most frequently von hippel lindau.
Others include tuberous sclerosis complex, hereditary non-vhl clear cell renal cell carcinoma, hereditary papillary renal cell carcinoma (hprcc), birt-hogg-dubé syndrome (bhd), and hereditary leiomyomatosis/renal cell carcinoma (hlrcc). These have specific findings for each. Ask a doc.
Dr. Eric Umbreit
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Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Could be

A particular form of kidney cancer which has a genetic mutation called von hippel lindau's gene mutation is genetically mediated kidney cancer.

In brief: Could be

A particular form of kidney cancer which has a genetic mutation called von hippel lindau's gene mutation is genetically mediated kidney cancer.
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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