When it comes to health concerns, distinguishing between different conditions can be challenging, especially when symptoms seem similar. One such scenario involves kidney stones and kidney cancer. In this article, we will delve into the nuances of these two conditions, shedding light on their differences, symptoms, and diagnostic approaches.
Many people worry when they see blood in their urine. While it is certainly not a normal occurrence, it does not always mean that you have kidney cancer. There are numerous potential causes of blood in the urine, including infections, stones, and injuries. In this article, OncoCare Cancer Centre, a leading cancer specialist in Singapore, breaks down the possible causes for this condition and the other symptoms of kidney cancer to help readers gain a clearer picture of what might be causing blood in the urine for them.
The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs located just below the rib cage, one on each side of your spine. Healthy kidneys filter blood to remove waste and extra water to make urine.
American Society of Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting was held from 1 to 5 June 2018, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, USA. A team of doctors from ONCOCARE CANCER CENTRE (Singapore) attended the meeting and below are important medical oncology updates for patients with kidney cancer, bladder cancer and prostate cancer to consider in discussion with their cancer specialists.