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What Is Kidney Cancer? Understand Your Disease

Carcinoma of the kidney is among the ten most common cancers in men and women. It also identifies as renal cancer, which occurs when cells in one or both kidneys grow out of control. The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs about the size of human fists. They are located behind the abdominal organs, with one kidney on each side of the spine. Any tumorous growth in these vital organs can prevent them from filtering blood to remove excess water, salt, and waste products through urination.

Kidney Cancers We Treat at New Hope Unlimited

The different types of kidney cancer are:

Renal cell carcinoma

This common type of renal cancer makes up about 85 percent of diagnoses. It develops in the proximal renal tubules that comprise the kidney’s filtration system.

Urothelial carcinoma

This cancer is also called transitional cell carcinoma and accounts for 10 to 15 percent of kidney cancers. It starts in the renal pelvis, the area of the kidney where urine accumulates before transferring to the bladder.

Sarcoma

This uncommon form of kidney cancer develops in soft tissues or surrounding fats.

Wilms’ tumor

Wilms’ tumor is a childhood cancer that, in rare cases, occurs aggressively in adults.

Lymphoma

In rare cases, lymphoma can appear as a lone tumor in the kidney and may include enlarged regional lymph nodes.

Kidney Cancer Symptoms

Typically, early kidney cancer does not show signs or symptoms. As cancer progresses, a patient may experience:

  • Blood in the urine, which can appear red, pink, or brown
  • Persistent pain in the back or side
  • Loss of appetite
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Fever, which usually comes and goes (intermittent)
  • Unexplainable fatigue

Renal cancer that metastasizes (spreads) to other parts of the body may manifest in the following symptoms:

  • Coughing with blood
  • Shortness of breath
  • Bone pain

Schedule an appointment with your doctor if you have any symptoms that worry you.

Kidney Cancer Risks Factors and Prevention

The causes of renal cell cancer are unclear, but there are several risk factors, including:

  • Older age
  • Use of tobacco products
  • Unhealthy body weight or obesity
  • High blood pressure
  • Prolonged use of over-the-counter drugs and prescription drugs
  • Advanced kidney disease or chronic kidney failure
  • Being on long-term dialysis
  • A family history of kidney cancer
  • Exposure to chemicals like asbestos, benzene, and cadmium
  • Certain genetic conditions, such as Hippel-Lindau disease, tuberous sclerosis complex, hereditary papillary renal cell carcinoma, Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome, or familial renal cancer

Having one or more of these risk factors does not mean you will get kidney cancer. You can also have none of them and still get the disease.

Taking proactive steps to improve your health may help reduce your risk of kidney cancer. This includes quitting smoking and maintaining a healthy weight. Controlling high blood pressure through lifestyle measures such as exercise and diet changes may also help. Some people may need medications to lower their blood pressure, so discuss your options with your doctor.

Detection and Diagnosis

To diagnose kidney cancer, your doctor will order one or more of the following tests:

  • Medical history and physical exam
  • Urine test
  • Blood test
  • Intravenous pyelogram (IVP)
  • Computed tomography (CT) scan
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan
  • Ultrasound
  • Renal arteriogram
  • Biopsy

Kidney Cancer Alternative Treatment Options at New Hope Unlimited

Is your body not responding well to clinical treatments? A unique combination of alternative, conventional, and holistic protocols might do the trick. At New Hope Unlimited, we want to hear your story and offer alternatives to harmful treatments. Our anti-tumor therapies help stimulate the immune system and stop the progression of cancer cells, all while restoring the psychological wellness of a patient. Click Here for more information.

Our Promise

  • Advanced Cancer Treatments
  • Top-Rated Physicians
  • Personal Care
  • Patient Satisfaction

Our Top-of-the-Line Medical Facilities

At New Hope Unlimited, we pride ourselves in providing superior comfort, cleanliness, and cancer care at our 8,000 square foot medical treatment center in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico. We worked with renowned architects and contractors to create the ideal space for recovery, which includes state-of-the-art lounge areas and spacious private in-rooms that assure the comfort of our patients and their loved ones.

To make our patients feel right at home, each private ward is equipped with high-definition U.S. television, quality bedding, and high-speed internet connection. And with proper nutrition playing a vital role in cancer recovery, New Hope Unlimited also fulfills the dietary needs of each patient using fresh, organic produce to prepare breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and dinners.

Comfort and cleanliness are also strictly implemented in our medical treatment rooms, which are equipped with the latest medical supplies and technology to provide the highest standard of care and treatment. Our medical center also has an in-house Hyperbaric Chamber, a well-established therapy for decompression sickness, exclusively available for our patients’ use.

Further, New Hope Unlimited has maintained its exceptional partnership with Hospital Migoo, a medical group comprised of certified physicians and specialists committed to our patients’ care and well-being.

FAQs

1. What are the risks involved with alternative kidney cancer treatments?

On average, New Hope’s cancer treatments have lower risks than conventional treatments, which we combined together with holistic protocols to increase efficacy.

2. If I have one kidney fail and removed, can I live normally?

After a kidney is removed, the remaining bean-shaped organ takes over the work of both. Most patients with only one kidney have no long-term health problems. In fact, some individuals are born with only one kidney and experience no complications.

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