Kidney Cancer Symptoms
Signs and symptoms of Kidney Cancer:The most common signs and symptoms of kidney cancer are a lump in the abdomen and/or blood in the urine (or hematuria). Other symptoms may include tiredness, loss of appetite, weight loss, a high temperature and heavy sweating, and persistent pain in the abdomen. However many of these symptoms can be caused by other conditions, and there may also be no signs or symptoms in a person with kidney cancer, especially in the early stages of the disease.
- Abdominal pain and swelling
- Back pain
- Blood in the urine
- Swelling of the veins around a testicle (varicocele)
- Flank pain
- Weight loss
7 Common Kidney Cancer Symptoms
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
Kidney cancer (Renal cell carcinoma) causes
renal cell carcinoma is the most common type of kidney cancer in adults. It occurs most often in men ages 50 - 70.
The exact cause is unknown.
The following may increase your risk of kidney cancer:
- Dialysis treatment
- Family history of the disease
- High blood pressure
- Horseshoe kidney
- Polycystic kidney disease
- Von Hippel-Lindau disease (a hereditary disease that affects blood vessels in the brain, eyes, and other body parts)