There are several different kidney cancer treatment options that a person might be offered if they are diagnosed with this disease. Here is some more information about two of the most common procedures used to treat this type of cancer.
1. A partial or radical nephrectomy
Kidney cancer causes tumours to grow on a person's kidneys. These tumours will often continue to grow in size until the malignant cells from which they are made inflict severe damage on the kidneys and then metastasise to other organs and tissues.
Ultrasound, also known as sonography, is a medical procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture images inside the human body. Medical professionals use ultrasound to check the condition of internal body organs and blood vessels. Below is a short excerpt on ultrasound.
Benefits of ultrasound.
There are various other diagnostic checks that a doctor can use to view internal organs. However, ultrasound is preferred because it is painless. The patient does not require injections or incisions to have an ultrasound.