Kidney Cancer

You have two kidneys. They are fist-sized organs on either side of your backbone above your waist. The tubes inside filter and clean your blood, taking out waste products and making urine. Kidney cancer forms in the lining of tiny tubes inside your kidneys.

Kidney cancer becomes more likely as you age. Risk factors include smoking, having certain genetic conditions, and misusing pain medicines for a long time.

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  1. Kidney Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... blood, taking out waste products and making urine. Kidney cancer forms in the lining of tiny tubes inside your kidneys. Kidney cancer becomes more likely as you age. Risk factors ...
  2. Renal cell carcinoma is a type of kidney cancer that starts in the lining of very small tubes (tubules) in the kidney. ... cell carcinoma is the most common type of kidney cancer in adults. It occurs most often in men ...
  3. ... related to the early detection and treatment of kidney cancer, including research on targeted therapies and immunotherapies. Selected NCI-supported programs that address kidney cancer are also described.
  4. Targeted Therapies for Kidney Cancer (American Cancer Society)  
    Targeted drugs work differently on renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) than standard chemotherapy drugs. Learn more about targeted ...
  5. ... Cancer Society's most recent estimates and statistics for kidney cancer in the United States are located here.
  6. Kidney Cancer/Start Here ... Kidney Cancer ... American Cancer Society ... Kidney cancer is a cancer that starts in the kidneys. Learn more about kidney cancer here.
  7. ... risk factors may increase your chance of developing kidney cancer. This guide will help you learn about possible causes of kidney cancer.
  8. How Is Kidney Cancer Diagnosed? (American Cancer Society)  
    Kidney cancer might be found because of signs or symptoms a person is having, or it might be ... because of lab or imaging tests. Learn how kidney cancer is diagnosed.
  9. ... relieved, it is hard not to worry about kidney cancer recurrence. Learn more here.
  10. Kidney Cancer/Related Issues ... Kidney Cancer ... American Cancer Society ... It is important for you to have open discussions with your cancer care team. Don't be ...
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