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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
the ten most common cancers in both men and women. ...

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

Attitude Is Everything to This Three-Time Kidney Cancer ...

... survivor facing his second recurrence of renal cell carcinoma ... tumor growing
on top of one of his kidneys. ... surgery that removed his left kidney as well ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/storiesofhope/attitude-is-everything-to-this-three-time-kidney-cancer-survivor

How is kidney cancer treated? | American Cancer Society

... Kidney Cancer (Adult) - Renal Cell Carcinoma. + -Text Size. Download
Printable Version [PDF]». Treating Kidney Cancer TOPICS. ...

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

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

... Genetics. Scientists are studying several genes that seem to play a part in
changing normal kidney cells into renal cell carcinoma (RCC). ...

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

Surgery for kidney cancer | American Cancer Society

... If the tumor has grown from the kidney through the renal vein (the vein leading
away from the kidney) and into the inferior vena cava (the large vein ...

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

What is kidney cancer? | American Cancer Society

... the blood coming in from the renal arteries to ... Urine leaves the kidneys through
long slender tubes ... place where the ureter meets the kidney is called ...

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

How is kidney cancer treated? | American Cancer Society

... Kidney Cancer (Adult) Renal Cell Carcinoma Overview. + -Text Size. Download
Printable Version [PDF]». Treating Kidney Cancer TOPICS. ...

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

What's new in kidney cancer research? | American Cancer ...

... Kidney Cancer (Adult) Renal Cell Carcinoma Overview. + -Text Size. Download
Printable Version [PDF]». What`s New in Kidney Cancer Research? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/overviewguide/kidney-cancer--adult--renal-cell-carcinoma-overview-new-research

Surgery for kidney cancer | American Cancer Society

... Kidney Cancer (Adult) Renal Cell Carcinoma Overview. + -Text Size. Download
Printable Version [PDF]». Treating Kidney Cancer TOPICS. ...

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

How is kidney cancer staged? | American Cancer Society

... T3a: The tumor is growing into the main vein leading out of the kidney
(renal vein) or into fatty tissue around the kidney; ...

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