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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....

Kidney Cancer Basics: Diagnosis

Many of the kidney cancer diagnosis are often made during imaging studies which performed for another health problem. Apart from that, the process of requesting diagnostic tests that specific to kidney cancer, usually occurs when signs and symptoms related to the...

Kidney Cancer Basics: Metastasis

Metastasis is means that spreading of cancer cells or any pathogenic agent from primarily where they first formed to any other parts of the body. In also kidney cancer cases, tumor cells may break away from primary source with different mechanisms...