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Archives for January 2005
I have a few questions?
When you have surgery to get your kidney out, what is the estimated time you are out of work? How many days do you have to wait to go upstairs. I heard you can't go upstairs for three days? What is the difference with recuperation time with laposcopic surgery or regular surgery?
Might have kidney cancer
i, My name is T and I just turned 35 years old. I just found out the other week that I might have kidney cancer. It all started out with a trip to the ob/gyn doctor for a routine physical, I had abdominal pain and she suggested two different ultrasounds. The test came out that I had an ovarian cyst which ruptured(I have to…
RCC 4th Stage
My father was diagnosed with Stage 4 Kidney cancer that spread to his bones and one lung. He has been batteling it for over a year now. If anyone has any new knowledge of clinical trials going on that would great. We have been working with Sloan-Kettering and Johns-Hopkins. Also if there are any Stage 4 survivors out…
right kidney mass???
my name is atos,,, just had a radical nephrectomy jan.18.renal mass was 5 cm and today I had the pathology report... it is metanephric adenoma... only 136 cases around the world reported with 1 metastastis.I feel very happy that the tumor was not cancer,but this is very new words for me.. is anyone know something about it?…
Prior to Kidney Surgery
Prior to undergoing a partial removal of a kidney in Stage 1, how does one decide which doctor, which hospital to use? Is it very important to use the doctor highly recommended by one's own internist at his hospital? Is possible partial removal of rib anything to worry about or should one go with a doctor who says he can…
enlarged lymph node
I had stage 1 renal cell carcinoma, had a radical nephrectomy in 2003. I recently discovered an enlarged lymph node in my groin area and I'm scared to death! I'm having my check up cat scan this week. Anyone else have anything like this?
Concern for my father
I'm writing to implore of help from anyone who might know how. My father was diagnosed with kidney cancer in July 2004. They didn't give it a stage, but recommended a partial nephrectomy. My father, devastated by the news, then went home upon advice by his doctors at M.D. Anderson, to confer with family about options. This…