Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Kidney Cancer Treatment in Chennai

There are numerous types of cancer which are classified based on the parts in which they occur on the human body and levels of severity based on the patient’s medical history. In short, sometimes the scientific name of different types of cancer are just abbreviated as ‘cancer’ by prefixing the body part to denote such as the body part  prior to which it caused like lung cancer, kidney cancer etc. Kidney cancer, in general, originates  type of cancer one attacks kidneys of a human body. In general, cancer starts  in the cells present in the kidney. Nowadays, cases of kidney cancer  are increasing rapidly due to multiple reasons. Among all, the main reasons for kidney cancer are the imaging techniques such as Computerized Tomography (CT) scan and other scans, if a person is subjected to these often. If a human body is subjected to these tests frequently, the scope of kidneys getting affected is high.

Whatever may be the reason, cancer should be treated immediately at an early stage to avoid further consequences. It bears the same level of cruciality as with other organs infected by cancer,  the case of kidneys as well because if not treated on time, it may spread further to other body parts. In order to treat immediately, it is necessary to detect the type of cancer one is dealing with. 

Kidney Cancer is mainly classified into
  • TCC - Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the renal pelvis
  • RCC – Renal Cell Carcinoma
Both types of kidney cancer may be caused due to several reasons and may develop in various ways, which clearly implies that these types of cancer have long outcomes and are grouped to different stages with different suggestible treatment for each stage.

Transitional cell carcinoma is a common type of kidney cancer which mainly occurs in the parts of the urinary system like kidney, urinary bladder, and other accessory organs. It is termed as the regular type of bladder cancer and cancer of the ureter, urachus, and the urethra. In general, this type of cancer is mainly caused due to smoking, frequent exposure to chemicals such as industrial dyes, rubber, pesticides, plastic, aluminum, etc. Frequent urination, back pain, blood in the urine, weight loss, and anemia are the common symptoms seen in humans affected by this type of cancer.

Hypernephroma is another name of renal cell carcinoma which is a common type of kidney cancer that occurs from the inside layer of the proximal convoluted tubule which is a part of the small sized tubes located in the kidney. These are responsible for transferring the waste materials from the blood to urine. This type of cancer is mostly seen in adults. If not treated on time, it may spread further to lymph nodes, lungs, adrenal glands, liver, bones, and brain. Renal cell carcinoma is the main initiative for almost 80% of primary renal cancers.

Both RCC and TCC can be diagnosed by conducting some tests which include urine test, blood test, CT scan, renal arteriogram, intravenous pyelogram, retrograde pyelogram, ureteroscopy, and MRI scan.
There is no fixed prevention for kidney cancer but one can take some precautions to avoid it like giving up smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, frequently monitoring blood pressure, and avoiding frequent exposure to chemicals leading to kidney cancer. 

Siiut is the best choice for Kidney Cancer Treatment in Chennai owing to the army of experienced doctors present there who are equipped with the right expertise to treat such dreadful diseases.
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