Renal cell carcinoma

What is Renal cell carcinoma?

Renal cell carcinoma is a kidney cancer that originates in the lining of the proximal convoluted tubule, one type of very small tubes in the kidney that transports waste molecules from the blood to the urine. It is the most common type of kidney cancer in adults, responsible for approximately 90-95% of cases.

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I was informed in December 2008 that CT scan showed that I had a 1.2 cm exophytic, heterogeneously enhancing lesion in my left kidney which appears...

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I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. You have exophytic growth in kidney. You should go for ultrasound guided...

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I am 46 years old and just have tvs and pelvic ultrasound because of my heavy menstrual flow. The results are enlarged non-gravid retroverted uterus...

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1. is it advisable to undergo a surgery? No. Since you are in perimenopausal...

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I was diagnosed many years ago from I doctor who was sure 99% that I had renal cell carcinoma. I went for a 2nd opinion and they disagreed. They...

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Stringy blood is suggestive of a lesion in the upper...

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