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Kidney cancer is cancer that starts in the kidneys, which are part of your body’s urinary system.
Kidney cancer develops when abnormal cells in either of the kidneys start to divide and grow in an uncontrolled way.
The most common symptom of kidney cancer is blood in the urine. Read more about this and other symptoms.
The stage, type and grade of your cancer help your doctor decide which treatment you need. See what they mean and how they are decided.
Anything that can increase your risk of getting a disease is called a risk factor.
There are survival statistics based on large groups of people with kidney cancer. Find out more.
What to expect when you see a GP, when you might see a specialist and the tests you may have.
Treatments for kidney cancer include surgery, cryotherapy, radiofrequency treatment and radiotherapy.
Kidney cancer is called advanced if it has spread to another part of the body. See how it may affect your life and what treatments and support are available.
A lot of practical and emotional support is available if you have kidney cancer.
Read about the latest research into kidney cancer and how you can take part in a clinical trial.
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