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Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer, also known as renal cancer, typically begins in 1 of the kidneys. This happens when healthy kidney cells start to divide out of control and form a malignant tumor. There are multiple types of kidney cancer, the 5 main kidney cancers are; Renal cell carcinoma, urothelial carcinoma, sarcoma, lymphoma and Wilms tumors. By far the most diagnosed kidney cancer is renal cell carcinoma (RCC). RCC accounts for approximately 90% of kidney cancer diagnoses. Though the tumors tend to be quite large, they rarely grow outside the kidney before other symptoms are developed leading to a fairly good prognosis.…Continue readingKidney Cancer