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Diagnosis of Kidney cancer

Kidney cancer is not very common in the people of US therefore we find only some diagnosis and screening tests of this cancer.  The detail introduction of this cancer is posted at this page ; what is Kidney cancer?

Causes of Kidney Cancer?

Kidney is a gland located on either side of the vertebral column in the upper posterior abdominal cavity. Its main function is secretion of urine, which flows into the uretus.

The cause of kidney cancer is mainly thought to be as a result of gene mutation (change). Certain changes in the DNA of human body cells, which make up genes are strongly believed to cause kidney cancer. Cells grow, divide and die, giving way to new cells to take over in a natural controlled process. When certain cells fail to die and others continue to grow, cells may be unnecessarily excess, leading to formation of a mass (tumour or cancer), which starts to spread to other organs. Certain inherited DNA changes can lead to conditions running in some families that increase the risk of kidney cancer.

What is Kidney Cancer?

Kidney cancer is that kind of cancer or tumour that emanates from the kidney and not from other organs into the kidney. Kidney is a gland that is situated one on either side of the vertebral column in the upper posterior abdominal cavity. Its main function is secretion of urine which flows into the uretes. It secrets renin and renal.