Renal Cell Carcinoma: Adults who are above forty years especially those with the ages between fifty five and eighty four years are more likely to develop kidney cancer. In eighty fiver percent of the kidney cancer cases in adults; most of the cancers occur of type called “renal cell carcinoma”.
RenalPelvis Carcinoma: Another kind of cancer is renal pelvis carcinoma; the rate of occurrence of this cancer is rare like five percent or even less than that from other kinds of kidney cancer.
Wilms’ Tumor: It’s another kind of kidney cancer that usually occurs in the children who are below the age of five.
Symptoms of Kidney Cancer: The cancer of kidney is the type of disease which will not be noticeable at the early stages as it does not shows any symptoms and can only be detected by the image tests conducted for any other medical issues.
In later stages, the symptom of kidney cancer that occurs mostly at first is blood in urine called “hematuria”. It may appear to be of pinkish color or red in urine or it’s possible that it will not be visible to see with naked eye and get detected only in the urinalysis. Othersymptoms of kidney cancer include the back pain, haunch under the ribs in kidney area, fever that gets high and low, rapid weightloss and the fatigue.
Detection of Kidney Cancer: If a doctor feels that the patient suffering from kidney cancer the several tests of blood and urine are required to confirm the diagnosis. The blood test will depict the level at which kidneys are working and urine test will determine whether urine contains blood or not and also protein that can cause problem if at high level.
Next method of testing kidney is done in form of testing images like CAT scans and magnetic resonance imaging; it shows the high pixel images of kidney. Biopsy is another method of testing used in certain cases to test a sample of tissue/cell in kidneys.
Treatments of Kidney Cancer: To treat this disease mostly used approach in in which a part of kidney or the whole affected kidney is removed. Kidney cancer’s prognosis after this kind of treatment entirely depends on whether the cancer has spread in other areas of body or not.
Prevention: Kidney cancer usually propagates quickly to the other organs of body; specifically lungs and even before showing any noticeable symptoms. It can be prevented if treatments like chemotherapy and radiation are practiced before or after the surgery .If you encounter any sign/symptom regarding to urinary tract or kidney that concerns you then consult the doctor immediately.