i had my surgery almost 3 yrs ago...i had renal cell carconoma stage 1 inclosed in its own bag yet. they removed the tumor which was at the top of my kidney and sitting right against my lung on the left side. i went for my reg checkup in feb.2008 as uausal said i was fine but did blood work. dr called 2 days ago and said…
does anyone have info on BCG?
My neighbor has kidney cancer and is being treated with a tecnique call BCG? I was told by him that the are intorducing a bacterial into his cancer to destroy it. He's on his third week of treatment with no side effects. Any info in this would be appreciated.
FOLLOW UP TESTS AFTER SURGERY
hi everybody, i posted this question a few weeks ago and i was wondering if anybody else out there might have some info. i had stage 1 rcc diagnosed in nov 08. had a full nephrectomy on left kidney done laparoscopically in dec. 08. the tumor was 4cm. about the size of a walnut. both my urologist and my oncologist have…
nephrectomy & recurrence
Last week (March 21st) I was admitted to the hospital for what my primary physician thought was appendicitis; testing showed I had a tumor in my kidney about the size of a grown man's fist. I had a nephrectomy -- my right kidney was removed, along with, presumably, all of the tumor. My urologist who performed the surgery…
8 years out
I am eight years out from a having my right kidney removed due to a maliginat tumor of 5cm in size. I went to all of my follow up treatments and all that showed up was a cyst on left kidney and was told that was normal. My cancer was found due to my gastrologist performing an ultra sound. He handed me a prescription for…
Affinitor approved fpr mrcc mon march 31 by the fda
Hi folks, We have new weapon in our battle against mrcc (kidney cancer that has spread). This new drug was known as rad001 when it was in clinical trials and had shown promising results. I don't have the figures to give you at this time, but anything new to help those who's cancer has spread and other targeted thearapy's…