Symptoms of Kidney Cancer

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The three classic symptoms of kidney cancer are:

Low back pain

Lower back pain.

Person with marked lumbar part

Mass in the flank (abdominal area that extends over the hip and under the chest).

Vaginal bleeding woman

Haematuria (blood in the urine)

Currently, kidney tumours are diagnosed incidentally when performing an imaging test for another reason. As a result, about 50% of kidney tumours diagnosed in recent years are small (less than 3 cm). 

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Substantiated information by:

Meritxell Casanovas
Mireia Musquera Felip
Oscar Reig Torras

Published: 1 February 2022
Updated: 1 February 2022

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