Kidney tumour refers to an abnormal growth in the kidney. The tumour may be contained in the kidney or affect the whole organ. It can also spread to lymph vessels. Thousands of people are diagnosed with this disease every year, and it is a common cancer in both women and men, although men face a higher risk of developing this type of cancer.
Symptoms of kidney tumour are not immediately visible although it can be detected during a regular medical checkup. The tumour can spread to neighbouring organs and result in blood in the urine, anemia, fever and high blood pressure.
There are non-cancerous and cancerous kidney tumours. With early diagnosis, it improves the patient’s chance of survival. Patients are advised to see your doctor right away if you notice blood in the urine. While it is not the only symptom, it is most often the most significant symptom.
Dr. Shawket Alkhayal will perform a series of physical exams and diagnostic tests to determine the condition as soon as possible. Patients may be advised to do an ultrasound, CT scan and MRI. The Alkhayal Medical Center offers a number of innovative treatment methods for patients who have been diagnosed with kidney tumour. Dr. Shawket Alkhayal depending on the condition and its severity will offer minimally invasive surgery, radiotherapy and immunotherapy. Some patients may receive a combination of all these therapies.
With extensive experience and expertise Dr. Shawket Alkhayal gives his patients a fighting chance against this disease, and if detected early, the prognosis is good. Patients are advised to come in for regular medical checkups to the Alkhayal Medical Center in order to prevent or detect kidney tumours.