Collaborative Hypertext of Radiology
About 8300 adults die each year from kidney cancer. An estimated 18100 new cases are diagnosed each year, comprising 2% of all cancers. The average age at diagnosis is 55-60 years.
Excretory urography may reveal the primary lesion, the degree of local extension and evidence of compression or deviation of the ureter.
REF: Rubin P. Clinical Oncology. Chapter 17.
Charles E. Kahn, Jr., MD - 9 March 1995
Last updated: 1 October 2013
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