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Archives for December 2003
RCC tumor with many blood vessels
Has anyone ever heard of a better prognosis for a RCC tumor that has developed many blood vessels to sustain itself? I know I saw a post somewhere about thsi aand I am wondering if there is any truth to it?
stage 2, clear cell RCC, grade 2, need encouragement
Hi My husband had radical neph 2 weeks ago for 12 cm mass on his left kidney. RCC, clear cell,stage 2, grade 2, no lymph node involvement. Cancer was confined to the renal capsule. Vena cava not involved - no thrombosis. SO, I guess if he was going ot have a tumor this big, so far the test results are encouraging. He is a…
(renal tumor) and i was told.............
by a doctor and nurse.............. "if you have to get cancer, renal cancer is the kind you hope to get" Is it me is or is that just insensitive?
HELP! JUST DIAGNOSED WITH RENAL CANCER! NEED A FRIEND TO TALK TOO!
AS WITH MOST OF YOU, THE WORST GOES THROUGH YOUR MIND WHEN YOU ARE TOLD YOU HAVE A MASS on your kidney. I WAS TOLD IT IS ABOUT 2CM BIG AND AT FIRST I WAS TOLD IT WAS TOPICAL BUT LATEST CAT SCANS HAVE SHOWN IT HAS STARTED TO GROWN IN. my doctor now wants me to see another doctor who spealizies in lyposcoptic but he can't…
Is a chest xray accurate for detection of spread of kidney cancer to lungs
My mother, age 67 was diagnosis with stage 1 kidney cancer in October of 2003. She had a left hand assisted radical nephretomy. After surgery she was told that the tumor (3.2 cm) was encapsulated and had not spread. I am worried because her breathing prior to diagnosis and now consists of puffing from time to time and she…