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Renal Biopsy

Renal biopsy means that a small amount of kidney tissue is extracted after that pathological and laboratory analysis is performed. Sometimes your doctor cannot decide whether your kidney is cancerous or benign, despite all the tests. In such a case, they...

Symptoms of Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer is the result of various mutations in the genetic structure of kidney cells which become malignant and grow out of control. This condition, also called renal cancer, results in the formation of a tumor in normal kidney tissue. As...

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...