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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. Hereditary Kidney Cancer Syndromes From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    From the National Institutes of Health ... Kidney Cancer/Genetics ... Kidney Cancer ... National Cancer Institute ... Hereditary Kidney Cancer Syndromes includes the hereditary ...
  4. Advances in Kidney Cancer Research From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... 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.
  5. What Is Kidney Cancer? (American Cancer Society)  
    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.
  6. Key Statistics About Kidney Cancer (American Cancer Society)  
    ... Cancer Society's most recent estimates and statistics for kidney cancer in the United States are located here.
  7. Targeted Therapy for Kidney Cancer (American Cancer Society)  
    Targeted drugs work differently on renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) than standard chemotherapy drugs. Learn more about targeted ...
  8. Can Kidney Cancer Be Found Early? (American Cancer Society)  
    Many kidney cancers are found fairly early, while they are still confined to the kidney, but others are found at ...
  9. Tests for Kidney Cancer (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.
  10. Living as a Kidney Cancer Survivor (American Cancer Society)  
    ... relieved, it is hard not to worry about kidney cancer recurrence. Learn more here.
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