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Kidney Cancer: Worries, Risks And Latest Research

An estimated 65,340 new cases of kidney cancer will occur in the U.S. this year.
Bruce Blaus Blausen.com staff/Medical gallery of Blausen Medical 2014
An estimated 65,340 new cases of kidney cancer will occur in the U.S. this year.

The American Cancer Society estimates 65,340 new cases of kidney cancer (42,680 in men and 22,660 in women) will occur this year. About 14,970 people (10,010 men and 4,960 women) will die from the disease. Kidney cancer is among the 10 most common cancers in both men and women.

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss the risk factors, treatments and latest research on kidney disease are Director of Urologic Oncology with UC Health and University of Cincinnati School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Surgery, Dr. Abhinav Sidana; and Medical Oncologist with the TriHealth Cancer Institute, Dr. Edward Crane.

Tune in toCincinnati EditionAugust 16 at 1 p.m. to hear this segment. 

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Dan Hurley