Post surgery concern
I am 8 weeks post surgery (open partial nephrectomy) and I am still having what I describe as feeling like a 2x4 is jammed into my side. This feeling began immediately after the surgery and is getting better, but I have never heard of anyone else complaining about this particular issue. Has anyone had this problem after…
When can you do heavy weights at your old pace after robotic partial nephrectomy?
Hi, I'm a hard core body builder, in my early 40s, no steroids because I went every day, but I ended up having 5.2 cm of my left kidney removed because of stage 1 grade 3 kidney cancer. It was growing fast, thankfully the margins were negative... Anyway I do heavy weights. I'm one of the biggest guys at the gym. I've been…
Kidney removal surgeon Central Florida
Hello; My 88 yr old brother needs to have a cancerous kidney removed asap. I do not know how to find the best surgeon to perform the procedure. ER suggested a clinic that does it on outpatient but that doesn't sit right with us. He is in good condition for his age.
I’m a survivor but never dealt with cancer
Hello Ny name is Rich and I’m 56. I had kidney cancer at age 35. I’m lucky and blessed that my cancer was contained within my kidney. I had a RT Nephrectomy with no chemo or radiation at age 35. At that time I was a carpenter and my wife also worked and we had a 6month old son. I thought I had another kidney stone but it…
Hospitals and surgeons recommendation
Hope everyone is doing fine on this forum. I am shocked to learn today that my wife is diagnosed with ~ 2 cm Kidney mass which doctors suspect is malignant. Doctor is recommending a partial nephrectomy. We are currently out of USA, plan to return back to US for surgery and need suggestions on good hospitals & surgeons. We…
End stage nearing hospice
I am so scared. I have never had to go through anything like this in my life. I am the caregiver to my 62 year old husband. He was diagnosed 7 years ago and I feel so blessed to have had this time with him. At our last appointment we were told that there were no more treatment options and that the next step is hospice. I…