Using videos from real patients, this article talks about the fact that in the early stages, kidney cancers don’t generally cause any signs or symptoms and more than half of all kidney cancers are diagnosed accidentally when someone is having tests done for other conditions or diseases.

Many of the signs and symptoms of kidney cancer are not exclusive and may due to other conditions, such as a urinary tract infections.

Knowing your body and what is normal for you, and getting things checked out by your doctor if you are worried, helps to diagnose kidney cancer in the early stages when it can be more easily treated.

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