Kidney cancer

Introduction

Introduction

iTAcC’s team of specialists always proposes the possibility of performing minimally invasive surgery based on techniques of laparoscopic surgery

The kidneys are two organs located symmetrically in the posterior part of the abdomen.  Their purpose is multiple; filtering blood, removing impurities, help control blood pressure and regulate the production of red blood cells. The cause of kidney cancer is unknown; however.  It is true that tumors originate as a consequence of alterations in the DNA of cells of the kidney leading to their uncontrolled growth.

The risk of developing kidney cancer is from 60 years of age and is more frequent in males. Some relation has been found with the consumption of tobacco, exposure to asbestos or cadmium as well as obesity.