Finding kidney cancer early
When kidney cancer is found and treated early, the chances of successful treatment are better. Get regular health checkups and see your doctor if you have any symptoms or are worried about your health.
If you have a higher than average risk, you may need to visit your doctor more often to check for kidney cancer. Talk to your doctor about tests that can help find kidney cancer early, including the following:
American Society of Clinical Oncology. Kidney Cancer: Screening. 2017: https://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/kidney-cancer/screening.
Penn Medicine. All About Kidney Cancer. University of Pennsylvania; 2017: https://www.oncolink.org/cancers/urinary-tract/kidney-cancer/all-about-kidney-cancer.