Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
55 Results Related to "Diagnosing Kidney Cancer"
Diagnosing Kidney Cancer
With renal (kidney) cancer, pathological findings play an important role in diagnosis and identification of the most effective treatments.
Kidney Cancer Treatment
Kidney cancer occurs when malignant cells grow in one or both kidneys. Then, the body is unable to filter waste. Surgery is the most common treatment.
Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of Renal (kidney) Tumors
Urologic Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancers of the urinary tract (or urologic cancers) may be linked to environmental, lifestyle, genetic and other factors.
Blood in the Urine (Hematuria)
Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. It can indicate health problems like tumors, kidney disease, infection or injury, so see your doctor.
Neoplasms or tumors can be cancerous or non-cancerous and can grow in any part of the body.
Doctors only diagnose cancer after ruling out other possible causes for symptoms and performing tests to check and double-check the diagnosis.
Genomics and Cancer Treatment
Learning about a patient's unique genetic makeup so doctors can select effective, personalized treatments is the heart of genomic medicine.
Pediatric Kidney Transplant
Kidney failure in children can be caused by birth defects and genetic conditions; a kidney transplant can be safe and effective treatment.
Fluid Around the Lungs (Pleural Effusion)
Fluid around the lung (pleural effusion) is a potentially dangerous condition that can masquerade as something less worrisome.
Palliative Care for Cancer
Palliative care, which is not the same as hospice care, is for chronic medical conditions such as cancer, renal failure, or congestive heart failure.
Oral Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Sometimes a small and harmless-looking sore on the lips or mouth can be a sign of early oral cancer, so it’s important to visit your dentist or doctor to discuss.
Interventional Oncology Treatments for Liver Cancer
Interventional radiology treatments can be an effective way to deliver chemotherapy or radiation for primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma).
Endocrine Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Most endocrine tumors are benign, but a few will become cancerous. Collectively, endocrine cancers are much less common than other kinds of cancer.
More than 80 percent of children diagnosed with cancer are cured, and chemotherapy is an effective treatment for childhood cancer.
Blood Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Most blood cancers—leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma—are typically the result of abnormality and excessive reproduction of white blood cells.