Dont lose heart when you hear that you are suffering from cancer. Because one of the prime requirements for the successful treatment is the patient's optimistic mental approach along with medical/surgical treatment.
Once you have been diagnosed to have renal cancer, your doctor would have done tests
1.to stage the cancer: whether it is confined to kidney or has spread beyond that.
2. your general health : whether you will be able to withstand the curative treatments.
The prognosis ( survival and quality of life) depends on the stage of the disease and general health status to withstand the treatment. I will be able to give you a better idea if you can give the details of the reports of your tests.
Sorry to know about this. It is i guess anywhere between three months to one year depending on the stage of the cancer. My maternal aunty had skin cancer, advanced stage, when it was detected. The doctor said she might live for three to six months, but she died after three and half months after it was detected.
Renal cancer ho, it is very dangerous. The people who has this will not survive for long time. You nned take the treatmetn. Also it depends on the extent of the cacner. Is it spread to other parts then it is very difficult to treat
My husband has stage 4 renal cell cancer. He is having sever diarrhea, I took him the ED last night they gave him 2 bags of fluids and zofran. We came home with a prescription for phenergan. He is still having diarrhea and doesn t have much of an appetite. I ve been giving him applesauce, gatorade, and pedialyte, I also got some probiotics for him. I really don t know what to do to help him. Any suggestions would be helpful.
I was diagnosed with renal cancer, had right kidney and left adrenal gland removed in May 2014 and Feb 2015 I have had 3 monthly check ups since May 2014 and so far no sign of cancer going anywhere else in my body. I am not happy with my current need oncologist in canberra. And am searching to find another experienced renal cancer specialist. Who would you recommend. Ehsan Ghazi
My husband was dx with renal cancer with mets to spine; the lumbar met was removed and titanium fused. He received 5 cyber radiation treatments to the second spinal met and 10 radiation treatments to the area of surgery. He is scheduled for nephrectomy on 9/20.
I had R. nephrectomy left kidney for RCC, clear cell, 7 cm, pT3aNOMO in Aug.008. PET-CT in April 009 showed two sub-cm nodules in lungs. PET-CT in Sep. 009 showed two additional nodules in lungs in addition to a slight enlargement of the largest shb-cm. nodule. Started sutent since Oct. 009. Nodules stable in CT scans including the last one in July 010. Now, my question is what should I do at this stage of the disease? I would be glad to visit the RGCI in the first week of December for the assessment of the disease and plan for future strategy on the control of this disease. Thanks. Gautam Sakya, 70 years, male
I had my right kidney remover 3 years ago because of renal cell carcinoma. Over the last 3 weeks I have been having a terrible pain in my left side flank and a dull ache under the bottom of my ribs on the right side of my body. Today I have been getting a pain in the groin at the top of my right leg. I feel like I'm falling apart!
Hi Good Day Doctor, This is with regards to my dad he is on last stage of cancer as he is suffering from kidney cancer and already one of his kidney is removed he is on one kidney now, is there any way we can save him or we can do kidney transplant to save him kindly suggest please it will be great help
my boyfriend is having a kidney cancer right now and i am afraid to lost him.can i give nutrilite protein powder for him,actually he already did the operation last year and the doctor took his 1 kidney could you please help me what am i supposed to do right now to help him still alive and healthy
A few weeks ago I had to go more than usual but never felt relief after going. I never experienced pain or fever , but an ungodly itch in the urethra . It felt like something was stuck up there and sitting was uncomfortable. Suddenly on 10-4 I...
I am a 44 year old female. Abdominal Ultrasound found mild prominence of the pole calyx in right kidney. No hydronephrosis . Recommend clinical correlation and CT urogram for further evaluation. My father and uncle (fathers sibling) both passed...
Ultrasound showed mild prominence of the pole calyx of the right kidney, no hydronephrosis and a recommendation for clinical correlation and need for CT urogram for further evaluation. The only other item revealed by the US was the presence of...