Kidney Cancer Warriors
Hello Everyone ~ My husband Allen was diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma Stage IV, Furman IV in October 2006. Together with other kidney cancer warriors, we have created a great blog full of stories told by kidney cancer warriors sharing their personal journey in their own words. The blog also contains valuable…
SYMPTOMS OF KIDNEY CANCER YOU SHOULD
In the early stage of kidney cancer, there are often no symptoms. Kidney tumors can become very large before causing symptoms. When symptoms do occur, the most common one is blood in the urine (hematuria). There is generally no pain during urination. Other common symptoms include mass or lump in the abdomen and back pain…
Newly diagnosed kidney cancer.
Hi, my name is Judy. I have recently been diagnosed with Renal Cell Carcinoma and underwent a nephrectomy last week. I also had a metastatic neck lymph node removed. I am due to see an Oncologist neck week and am petrified that she is going to suggest Chemotherapy.All the research I have done on RCC indicates that…
stageIV kidney cancer without treatment
I had my right kidney removed in 2002. In 2009 2 spots were found on the lungs and 2 spots in the thyroid. because there were four areas involved surgery was out. sutent was discussed and i have a bottle on hold but was told not to use it yet. now we are just watching it to see how fast it is growing. i am just sitting…
new cancer pt
Hi just found out about 3 weeks ago I had a mass on my right kidney about 5cm due for surgery on July 16,2010 a little nervous but know everything will be fine. My surgery will be where they move my 11th and 12th rib to remove the kidney. Anyone else have this type of surgery? Would like more info. Thanks
New to the Family
Hello everyone. I was diagnosed with RCC in Aug 2009 when I was 39. I am now 40 and nearing my 1 year mark. In Aug 09, I had a 7cm tumor in my kidney and had my rt kidney removed-stage 2 clear cell. I have been going in for CAT scans every 3 months since then. Before the surgery they did a scan of my lungs and found a…
Has anyone on this board been diagnosed with this type of RCC? I am curious if surgery cured it and if it came back? Thanks!
metastasized papillary kidney cancer in lymph glands
If there anyone who has survived this without taking treatment drugs? And if so, for how long?