Kidney cancer - Renal cancer information and locations in Mexico

Kidney cancer or renal cancer is a disease in which the kidney cells become malignant (cancerous) and grow out of control, forming abnormal growth of tumors in the kidney. Renal cancer is more common in men and women over 65.
The goal of the treatment is to remove cancer and protect kidney function. There are several procedures to help stop the spread of cancer; before it reaches other organs (metastasize). The surgery takes place in the hospital under general anesthesia, the surgeon can do the surgery as open, laparoscopic, or using robotic systems.

The most common treatments for kidney cancer are:

Partial nephrectomy – kidney sparing
Partial nephrectomy or kidney sparing is the procedure in which the surgeon removes cancer and the affected part of the kidney. During the procedure, the urologist removes diseased tissue from a kidney and leaves the healthy part. This procedure is recommended in the early stages or in patients that only have one kidney.
Radical complete nephrectomy
During a radical nephrectomy, the urologic surgeon removes the entire kidney, part of healthy tissue, and nearby tissues such as the adrenal gland and lymph nodes. The body can function well with one healthy kidney.
Save up to 82.86%
Treats cancer
Can help keep kidney function
Kidney cancer
Procedure: 2 -3 hrs.
Hospital stay: 3 - 5 hrs.
Cleared to fly: 21 days
After surgery
Out of town patients’ follow-ups can be scheduled with the urologist or any specialist after 42 days of the kidney cancer surgery. Patients are clear for flying after 21 days from the kidney cancer surgery.
Note: Follow-ups can be arranged as face-to-face or virtually. If needed, you can go to your primary care physician to remove sutures or get medication adjustments.
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Kidney cancer - Renal cancer frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions.
What type of surgery will I have?
The type of surgery or treatment will depend on how advance is the cancer and if it hasn’t spread through the body.
How do I prepare for surgery?
Some of the common specifications include stopping smoking completely, avoid food or drinks before surgery, and stop taking some medications.
How long will recovery be?
Recovery will depend on the approach and type of surgery. Most patients can return to their normal routines in 4 or 6 weeks.

Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.