Kidney Cancer (cont.)
In this Article
- Kidney cancer facts*
- What are the kidneys?
- What is cancer?
- What are kidney cancer causes and risk factors?
- What are kidney cancer symptoms and signs?
- How is kidney cancer diagnosed?
- How is kidney cancer staging determined?
- What are kidney cancer treatments?
- Targeted therapy for kidney cancer
- Biological therapy for kidney cancer
- Second opinion for kidney cancer
- Nutrition during kidney cancer treatment
- What follow-up care is needed after kidney cancer treatment?
- Where can people with kidney cancer find support?
- Taking part in cancer research
- Find a local Oncologist in your town
What are kidney cancer symptoms and signs?
Common symptoms of kidney cancer include:
- Blood in the urine (making the urine slightly rusty to deep red)
- Pain in your side that doesn't go away
- A lump or mass in the side or the abdomen
- Weight loss for no known reason
- Feeling very tired
These symptoms may be caused by kidney cancer or by other health problems, such as an infection or a kidney cyst. People with these symptoms should tell their doctor so that any problem can be diagnosed and treated as early as possible.
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