Prime Function of Kidney: The prime function of a kidney is to maintain balance between the various hormones, glucose, water and amino acid in the body .Kidney also controls the excretion of urine.
There can be a malfunction in several ways with such a difficult and important system. There are some diseases and infections that can affect our kidneys. Our body can regulate with one kidney, and missing two of them is fatal. Cancer is the main enemy of kidney.
Types of Kidney Cancer: There are two types of kidney cancer which are likely to develop in human body. One of them is renal cell carcinoma and the other is transitional cell carcinoma.
Renal cell carcinoma: It is the most typical type of kidney cancer which is usually found in the adults. It mainly attacks apparatus which filters the waste from blood. Three quarters of the patients suffering from this disease are also feeling this strain.
Transitional cell carcinoma: It is also called urothelial cell carcinoma and it attacks mainly to the urinary system by affecting its organ’s soft inner lining.
Detection of Kidney Cancer: Kidney cancer of both types could generate same symptoms but it should not be forget that the symptoms will not be shown until the cancer has progressed. There are some common symptoms; rapidly losing weight, fatigue and most importantly the high blood pressure. Coloration in the urine like pink or brown is not affordable. This is the sign of kidneys be dealing with some problem but might not be cancer
One cannot be sure whether he/she has kidney cancer unless he/she has gone through many imaging tests /biopsies. If someone sees blood in its urine then he/she must consult the doctor as soon as possible. Also when you encounter a mass in your lowerbelly that should not be there is an alarming situation and a must to contact to you doctor is recommended.
Causes of Kidney Cancer: The main cause of this disease is mysterious but some common suspected causes include genetics, being old, obesity, smoking, high blood pressure and also being male.
Cure of Kidney Cancer: If someone is diagnosed with kidney cancer by doctor then he/she should attent regular medical checkups to identify its stage and its cure should include removing the kidney entirely, eliminating the tumor only and going through any non-surgical method to prevent it will be helpful also. But it all depends that at which stage it is detected.
Initial Steps: Most of the people get panic when they are diagnosed with any kind of cancer and gets scared. It is important that is someone is diagnosed with kidney cancer he/she should remain calm and make decision about his/her required medicals for its prevention. Let the doctor go through all the tests and available cures instead of being hopeless.
Treatments: To cure this type of cancer there are many ways like surgeries, chemotherapies, therapy of radiations or any other alternative cures. The most effective ways to cure cancer has two or more than two treatments.
The key factor in curing the cancer is only early diagnosis. So it’s very important that you attend the checkups in routine. The earlier you get the cancer diagnosed; earlier will be possibility for the cure.
Surgery: If you not got diagnosed at early stage the doctor will try out surgeries as it’s the most reliable and effective treatment of cancer leaving only a small scar on your body due to latest technology.
Chemotherapy: However, if the cancer got diagnosed too late then treatment by surgery may not work. This is the condition in which most of the doctors recommend chemotherapy or radiation therapy. But they are not as effective as the surgery.
Radiation Therapy: In the process of going through the radiation therapy , there are some factor which need you attention; to eat a proper diet because radiation are going to take lots of energy out of your body by which you can see rapid weight loss during whole process and many patient start to lose their appetite.
Nutrition:It’s very important that you consult a nutritionist to discuss a diet plan. A good diet plan always have vegetable, grains, fruits and other natural ingredients of normal healthy diet. And you have to stay away from sugar .Cancer feeds off the sugar so it’s good to not consume it.
Precautions: One should quit smoking and drinking for not to be at higher risk to develop kidney cancer.