Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common type of adult kidney cancer, RCC is a mass that grows in the urine-producing portion of the kidney. Affecting about 32,000 Americans each year, this cancer usually responds well to treatment when caught early. If found early, the survival rate for patients with kidney cancer is as high as 81 percent.
Risk Factors for Renal Cell Carcinoma
Family history of kidney cancer
Chronic kidney failure and/or dialysis
Diet with high caloric intake or fried/sauteed meat
Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome
Blood in the urine
Low back pain on one side, not caused by injury
Mass or lump on the side or lower back
Fatigue or tiredness
Unexplained weight loss
Fever of unknown origin
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