Kidney (Renal) Cancer

Kidney (Renal) Cancer

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Kidney Cancer

Kidney (Renal) Cancer

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Groups at high risk for kidney cancer include those with diabetes, hypertension, and family history of kidney disease.
(http://www.kidney.org/kidneydisease/)

Some symptoms of Kidney Cancer include feeling more tired and having less energy, having trouble concentrating, poor appetite, trouble sleeping, and muscle cramping at night.
(http://www.kidney.org)

To prevent kidney cancer, one should choose a diet rich in a variety of plant-based foods, eat plenty of vegetables and fruits, maintain a healthy weight and be physically active, drink alcohol in moderation, select foods low in fat and salt, prepare and store foods safely, and not smoke or use tobacco in any form.
(http://my.clevelandclinic.org/)

The majority of cases of kidney cancer appear in people between the ages of 40 and 70 and in men about twice as frequently as women.
(http://my.clevelandclinic.org)

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Resources

Action to Cure Kidney Cancer
1(212)714-5341
www.ackc.org

American Kidney Fund
1(800)638-8299
www.kidneyfund.org

American Urological Association
1(410)689-3700
www.auanet.org

Kidney Cancer Association

1(800)850-9132 toll free or 1(202)280-2371
www.kidneycancer.org

National Kidney Foundation
1(212)889-2210
www.kidney.org