Imaging of the Kidney Cancer

Imaging of the Kidney Cancer

Table of Content (Show/Hide) 1. Computed Tomography (CT Scan) Principles of Computed Tomography (CT) Contrast Solutions Precautions and Warnings 2....
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Subtypes of Kidney Cancer

Subtypes of Kidney Cancer

Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) is more than 90% of all kidney cancers. However, not all Renal Cell Carcinomas are the same. There is an increasing understanding among clinicians and researchers that Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) has different subtypes and that each has different behavior. These subtypes of kidney cancer are different in how aggressive they are in patient and how they respond to treatment.
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Key Information About Kidney Cancer

Key Information About Kidney Cancer

In order to understand kidney cancer, it is necessary to take a look at the statistical and general information about kidney cancer that we have so far, in a compressive way. In this sense, we will give a brief overview of the statistics, the most important risk factors and symptoms of kidney cancer.
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Patient Stories: Allen with the Stage IV Kidney Cancer

Patient Stories: Allen with the Stage IV Kidney Cancer

Allen was diagnosed with stage IV kidney cancer about 6 months ago. At first, Allen did not receive surgical treatment. However, when it was not possible to cope with the side effects of the medications, the most logical way was to evaluate the surgical treatment option.
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How to Learn More About Kidney Cancer

How to Learn More About Kidney Cancer

Your doctor has just been that you have kidney cancer. Thoughts in your brain whirls quickly. You didn't know what to do or what to say, how to answer it. All of a sudden, you're in the middle of a health crisis. Now, perhaps you have to think clearly and make decisions in your life like never before, even if you are shaken by complex and powerful emotions.
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What Causes Kidney Cancer?

What Causes Kidney Cancer?

Kidney cancer begins as a result of various mutations in cells in the kidney. The exact cause of the Kidney Cancer and these mutations is not known. With mutations, the cells begin to divide uncontrollably and lose their functions and become harmful to body.
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What Kidneys Do?

What Kidneys Do?

The kidneys are one of the most important organs of both our body and urinary system. Although single kidney is sufficient for continuing of life, life without the kidney functions is out of the question.
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Anatomy of the Kidney

Anatomy of the Kidney

The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs that are approximately the size of a fist. They are located just below the rib cage and in the back. There are two kidneys on the right and left, with the spine in the center.
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Renal Cell Carcinoma: Histologic Classification with Imaging

Renal Cell Carcinoma: Histologic Classification with Imaging

Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) is the 7th most common histological type of cancer in the Western World, and it also maintains its increase in the prevalence. At the same time, Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) represents 1% to 3% of all malignant visceral neoplasms. The cause of death, in approximately 40% of patients with Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) is the progression of disease.
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Patient Stories: Eric’s Experience

Patient Stories: Eric’s Experience

Eric was a very healthy individual until he was diagnosed with kidney cancer in December 2017. When the kidney cancer was diagnosed, the doctors estimated that the tumor had existed for about 9-10 years and continued to grow in this process. With stage II kidney cancer, Eric underwent radical nephrectomy for the right kidney in the course of his treatment and he succeed in defeating the kidney cancer.
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Imaging of the Kidney Cancer

Table of Content (Show/Hide) 1. Computed Tomography (CT Scan) Principles of Computed Tomography (CT) Contrast Solutions Precautions and Warnings 2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Contrast Solutions Precautions and Warnings 3. Bone Scan 4. Positron Emission...

Subtypes of Kidney Cancer

Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) is more than 90% of all kidney cancers. However, not all Renal Cell Carcinomas are the same. There is an increasing understanding among clinicians and researchers that Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) has different subtypes and that each...

What Causes Kidney Cancer?

Kidney cancer begins as a result of various mutations in cells in the kidney. The exact cause of the Kidney Cancer and these mutations is not known. With mutations, the cells begin to divide uncontrollably and lose their functions and become...

What Kidneys Do?

The kidneys are one of the most important organs of both our body and urinary system. Although single kidney is sufficient for continuing of life, life without the kidney functions is out of the question....

Anatomy of the Kidney

The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs that are approximately the size of a fist. They are located just below the rib cage and in the back. There are two kidneys on the right and left, with the spine in the center....