Kidney Cancer

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Kidney Cancer

  1. 1. Kidney Cancer. By: Francine Mendoza
  2. 2. What is/What causes Kidney Cancer?Kidney cancer is usually defined as any cancer that is determined to have arisen from the kidney.Cancer in the kidneys is usually caused by three of the following:Smoking.Obesity.High blood pressure.
  3. 3. Symptoms of Kidney Cancer.Common symptoms include:Blood in the urine.Pain in the side that does not go away.A lump/or mass on the side of the abdomen.Weight loss.Fever.Extreme feeling of being tired/poor of health.
  4. 4. How is Kidney Cancer diagnosed?In order to find out the reasoning behind those symptoms in the before slide, patients go through various tests such as:Urine and Blood tests.CT [CAT] Scans.Ultrasounds.
  5. 5. Stages of Kidney CancerStage I is an early stage of Stage II is also an early stage kidney cancer. The tumor of kidney cancer, but the measures up to 2 3/4 tumor measures more inches (7 centimeters). It than 2 3/4 inches. The is no bigger than a tennis cancer cells are found ball. The cancer cells are only in the kidney. found only in the kidney. The tumor has invaded the adrenal gland or the layers of fat and fibrous Cancer cells are tissue that surround the found in more kidney, but cancer cells than one nearby have not spread beyond lymph node. the fibrous tissue. Cancer cells may be found in one nearby lymph node.
  6. 6. Pictures of Kidney Cancer

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