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KIDNEY CANCER

Fast Facts

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75.2%

5-year Relative Survival Rate (2010-2016)

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13,780

Estimated deaths in the US in 2021

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76,080

Estimated number of new diagnosed cases in the US in 2021

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558,023

Number of people living with kidney and renal pelvis cancer

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Kidney cancer is about twice as common in men as in women

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The average age for someone to be diagnosed with kidney cancer is 64

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RCC

The medical term for kidney cancer is Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC)

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75%

of kidney cancer diagnoses are Clear Cell RCC

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Kidney cancer is more common in African Americans and American Indian/Alaska Natives

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Types of RCC: Clear Cell, Papillary, Chromophobe, Wilms Tumor (pediatric kidney cancer), and Renal Medullary Carcinoma

SYMPTOMS

Blood in the urine, abdominal mass, back or flank pain, low blood count (anemia)

RISK FACTORS

Smoking, obesity, high blood pressure, family history genetics, gender, race

Have a question? Need one-on-one support? Talk with a Patient Liaison today!

Patients, caregivers, and family members can contact the Patient Navigator Program to learn more about a kidney cancer diagnosis, financial assistance, local support services, or get help locating a kidney cancer specialist.

CALL 1-800-544-3KCA (1-800-544-3522) | EMAIL [email protected]