Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
65 Results Related to "Kidney Cancer Treatment"
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.
Diagnosing Kidney Cancer
With renal (kidney) cancer, pathological findings play an important role in diagnosis and identification of the most effective treatments.
Urologic Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancers of the urinary tract (or urologic cancers) may be linked to environmental, lifestyle, genetic and other factors.
Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of Renal (kidney) Tumors
Renal (kidney) Carcinoid Tumor
Upper Urinary Tract Cancer
Upper urinary tract cancers are rare. They can develop in the ureter, and cancer cells can flow with urine into the bladder, causing bladder cancer.
Transitional Cell Cancer
Benign Renal Pelvis Neoplasm
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.
Cancer (oncologic) surgery is one of three main treatments for cancer along with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Malignant tumors are removed during open surgery.
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.
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostate cancer tends to grow slowly, with no symptoms. Early detection via digital rectal exam and PSA testing plays a critical role in treatment.
Myeloma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancer of the plasma cells is known as myeloma. Myeloma is the most rare type of blood cancer.
Chemotherapy or “chemo” can shrink cancerous tumors, prevent cancer from spreading (metastasizing) elsewhere in the body, or relieve discomfort caused by a tumor.
Pediatric Cancer Surgery
Survival rates for children with cancer have risen dramatically, a result of major advances in cancer treatments, including pediatric cancer surgery.
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.