Kidneys December 3, 2013

Incidentally detected kidney cancer (Small renal mass-SRM)

Information on kidney cancer treatment Kidney cancer in the last decade has seen an increase in detection through the finding of small renal masses (SRMs) or tumours with an average increase of 2% to 3% per year. Now almost 40-50% of renal tumours are detected in early stages. Nearly half of these patients are above the […]

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Bladder October 9, 2013

Cigarette Smoking also causes Urological cancers, not just Lung Cancer

We know the close association between cigarette smoking and lung cancer. Many people don’t realize that it also causes other cancers. The toxic chemicals in the smoke not only affect the smokers but also non-smokers in the vicinity of smokers. Not surprisingly cigarette smoking also affects urinary tract. It is well known now that smoking […]

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Kidneys August 12, 2013

An Introduction to Your Kidneys

What does the kidney do? The kidneys are the main organs of the urinary system, which is essentially the body’s plumbing system. The kidneys remove all waste substances and extra water in the form of urine, by filtering the blood. There are two kidneys each located on either side of the spine, which are bean-shaped […]

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Kidneys July 23, 2013

The Facts about Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer accounts for 2-3% of all cancers and 95% of cancerous growths of kidney. RCC is twice more common in men than in women. The higher rates of renal cancer are reported from central European and Scandinavian countries. The kidney tumour may remain silent for a period and in its early phase is usually […]

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Bladder July 11, 2013

Men's Cancer

Background information and advice about cancers specific to men, including symptoms and causes, treatment and after care.

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