By: Elijah Maris Wright Date: 4/8/16
What part of the body does it generally affect?
Kidney cancer is obviously in the kidney.
Possible causes of the cancer
- Being male, they are twice as likely as women
- Being obese
- Taking certain pain medication for a long time
- Being exposed to certain chemicals
- He having certain genetic conditions
You could be a healthier person, by not smoking, being fit and not obese, and not exposing yourself to certain chemicals.
How is this cancer treated?
- Ablation and other local therapies
- Active surveillance
- Radiation therapy
- Targeted therapy
How is this cancer diagnosed?
Blood, urine, and imaging test are done. Imaging test are done by ultrasound, computerized tomography, magnetic resonance imaging.
How many and what type of people are likely to have kidney cancer
It is twice as likely for men to get kidney cancer than women. Also black people are more likely to get kidney cancer, but scientist have no explanation why.
What i learned from this project?
I learned that certain type of people are more likely to get kidney cancer than others, and that you can help prevent it by not smoking and being fit. I also learned what test are done to diagnose the cancer. The last thing i learned were some of the symptoms of the cancer.