Kidney Cancer

risk factors of kidney cancer

It is cancer of kidneys. Kidneys are the bean-shaped structures of the body. They have the size of your fist. They are present behind the abdominal organs of your body. Renal cell carcinoma is the most common type of kidney cancer. This is 90 percent type of the kidney cancer.  Other less type of kidney cancer can occur. Wilms’ tumor mostly developed in young children.

The chances of kidney cancer are increasing day by day. One reason for increasing kidney cancer is using the CT scan. When the kidneys stones discovered at an early stage, they could cure easily than kidney stones discovered at the last stage.

Factors of Kidney cancer



Kidney cancer mostly does not show symptoms in the early stage. There are also no tests present to identify kidney cancer when there are no symptoms.

There are following symptoms present in the later stage of the kidney cancer.

  • Blood in urine
  • The decrease in the appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Tiredness
  • Fever
  • Pain in sides




There are many causes of kidney cancer and the causes are not so clear.

Kidney cancer starts when the cells of the kidney start mutations. These mutations cause the division of the cells and their growth. These divided cells accumulate and form a tumor. Some cells of these tumors break and spread to the other parts of the body.

Factors causing risk of kidney cancer

There are following factors that increase the chances of kidney cancer.

  • Smoking

Smoking is the main risk factor for kidney failure. It can block the blood vessels, which cause the fewer chances of the removal of the wastes from your body, and it causes kidney failure.


  • Obesity

It also causes kidney cancer. The persons who overweight have higher chances of kidney cancer than other persons having maintained weight do.


  • Family history

The family history of the kidney cancer also causes the transport of kidney cancer.

  • High blood pressure

Higher the blood pressure, higher will be chances of the kidney cancer.

  • Older age

The chances of the kidney cancer increase with increases of a

Treatment of the kidney diseases

When dialysis did repeatedly, it causes the risks of kidney cancer.

  • Inherited syndromes

Due to inherited disease, the risks of kidney cancer is also increasing.

  • Doctor Consultation

One should consult the doctor when the symptoms are produced are persists in the body for a long time.

  • Prevention

 By taking steps, we can improve our health and can decrease the risks of kidney cancer. There are following steps to prevent kidney cancer.

  • Stop smoking

If you want to decrease the chances of kidney cancer, you should quit the smoking. A person can quit smoking from medications and nicotine replacement. Just tell your doctor that you want to quit smoking. He will give you options to quit smoking.

  • Maintain the weight

Obesity is a cause of kidney cancer. You should maintain the healthy weight for this purpose. You should decrease the daily calories consumed. This helps you to act all day. You should ask your doctor to other activities to cure your increased weight.  

  • Control high blood pressure

Control high blood pressure

First, you should ask your doctor to determine your high blood pressure. After that, you should ask your doctor to cure your high blood pressure because high blood pressure can cause the kidney cancer. Different techniques such as exercise, dieting and other can help in decreasing blood pressure. You can determine other techniques to decrease blood pressure from your doctor.

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