Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer is more common between 50 and 70 years old, and affects more men than women. The cause of kidney cancer is not always known.
Often cases of kidney cancer are detected on routine imaging tests such as an ultrasound during a check-up.

We usually order a CT or MRI scan to better assess the case.
But to be sure whether a benign or malignant picture, we often have to remove the tumor and send the material for analysis.

The procedure is minimally invasive, we make very small cuts and insert a camera and small tweezers into the patient's abdomen (laparoscopy). Surgical aggression is minimal. This means less postoperative pain, quick return to daily activities and minimal or even no scarring.

We also often use robot assistance (robotic surgery) for more complex cases

Some factors can increase the risk of the disease: