What is Kidney Cancer
Kidney cancer begins in the cell of the kidney. Kidney contain two bean-shaped organs , these are aligned on each side of the kidney.
Causes and symptoms of kidney cancer
Kidney cancer occurs due to mutation in the cell. After the mutation cell start growing and dividing rapidly.The accumulating abnormal cells from a tumor that can extent further in the kidney.
Risk Factor : The risk of kidney cancer increase with
- Old age
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Inherited syndromes
- Blood loss during urine execration
- Extreme weight loss
- Rise in body temperature
- Body pain
Treatment for Kidney Cancer
Treatment for kidney cancer depend upon the stage and type of diseases a patient is facing. The common treatment is the surgical method. Kidney cancer does not often respond to chemptherapy.
In some cases the condition is so worse and doctor require the whole kidney to be removed. But in some cases surgery is not possible due to other medical condition of patient. For such partients doctors use different techniques such as freezing the tumour and treating tumour with high temperature. Other method include biological therapies like: everolimus, torisel, nexavar, sutent, axitinib. Even the immune therapy shows best result.
Prevention for Treatment
- Quit Smoking
- Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle
- Include Balance Diet
- Control Blood Pressure