Definition of Renal Cell Carcinoma

A carcinoma arising from the renal parenchyma. The incidence of renal cell carcinoma has increased by 35% from 1973 to 1991. There is a strong correlation between cigarette smoking and the development of renal cell carcinoma. The clinical presentation includes : hematuria, flank pain and a palpable lumbar mass. A high percentage of renal cell carcinomas are diagnosed when an ultrasound is performed for other purposes. Diagnostic procedures include: ultra sound, intravenous pyelography and computed tomography (CT). radical nephrectomy is the standard intervention procedure. renal cell carcinoma is generally considered to be resistant to radiation treatment and chemotherapy.

Renal Cell Carcinoma is from the group

Adenocarcinoma
Renal Carcinoma

Other Names for Renal Cell Carcinoma

Renal Cell Carcinoma
Adenocarcinoma of Kidney
Adenocarcinoma of the Kidney
Kidney Adenocarcinoma
RCC
Renal Cell Adenocarcinoma
Renal Cell Cancer
Renal Cell Carcinoma, Stage Unspecified
Renal Cell cancer

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Topics #Renal Cell Carcinoma Adenocarcinoma of Kidney Adenocarcinoma of the Kidney Kidney Adenocarcinoma RCC Renal Cell Adenocarcinoma Renal Cell Cancer Renal Cell Carcinoma #Stage Unspecified Renal Cell cancer