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kidney

an organ that filters the blood to remove excess water, salt, and waste in the form of urine. A person normally has 2 kidneys. See also ureter, bladder, urethra.

Kidney Cancer | Learn About Cancer | American Cancer ...

... Kidney Cancer. Kidney cancer is also called renal cancer. It is one of ...
Learn About Kidney Cancer. Whether you're worried ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/index

What is kidney cancer? | American Cancer Society

... Small glands called adrenal glands sit above each of the kidneys. Each kidney
and adrenal gland is surrounded by fat and a thin, fibrous layer ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-what-is-kidney-cancer

What's new in kidney cancer research and treatment? ...

... Previous Topic. If treatment for kidney cancer stops working. Next Topic. ...
What`s new in kidney cancer research and treatment? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-new-research

Can kidney cancer be found early? | American Cancer Society

... Because the kidneys are deep inside the body, small kidney tumors
cannot be seen or felt during a physical exam. There ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-detection

How is kidney cancer staged? | American Cancer Society

... Previous Topic. How is kidney cancer diagnosed? Next Topic. Survival rates
for kidney cancer by stage. How is kidney cancer staged? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-staging

How is kidney cancer treated? | American Cancer Society

... Previous Topic. Survival rates for kidney cancer by TNM stage. Next Topic.
Surgery for kidney cancer. How is kidney cancer treated? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/overviewguide/kidney-cancer--adult--renal-cell-carcinoma-overview-treating-general-info

What are the risk factors for kidney cancer? | American Cancer ...

... They also tend to get kidney cancer in both kidneys before age 40.
It is caused by defects in the genes SDHB and SDHD. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-risk-factors

Surgery for kidney cancer | American Cancer Society

... Previous Topic. How is kidney cancer treated? Next Topic. Ablation and other
local therapy for kidney cancer. Surgery for kidney cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-treating-surgery

Do we know what causes kidney cancer? | American Cancer ...

... filter this blood, many of these chemicals become concentrated in the kidneys.
Several of these chemicals are known to damage kidney cell DNA in ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-what-causes