An Overview of Renal Cell Carcinoma

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Renal cell carcinoma is a type of kidney cancer. This type of cancer can produce a variety of symptoms, including pain, fatigue, and blood in the urine. Risk factors include smoking, toxin exposure, and a family history of renal cell cancer. The noticeable effects of renal cell carcinoma typically begin as the cancer reaches an advanced stage. You may need to have a number of diagnostic tests to identify the cause of your symptoms because renal cell carcinoma has such vague effects. There are several approaches to treatment of renal cell carcinoma, including surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Verywell Health ,

Article Written By:  Heidi Moawad, MD 

Original Article Posted on:  December 01, 2019

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