Kidney Cancer (Adult) Renal Cell Carcinoma Overview
What Is Kidney Cancer? TOPICS
How many people get kidney cancer?
The American Cancer Society’s estimates for kidney cancer in the United States for 2015 are:
- About 61,560 new cases of kidney cancer
- About 14,080 deaths from kidney cancer
Most people with this cancer are older. It is uncommon in people under age 45.
Last Medical Review: 04/29/2014
Last Revised: 01/13/2015