Today I am going to talk about Advanced Kidney cancer and its treatment.But before discussing about it, let’s talk about kidney cancer.
Kidney Cancer: This type of cancer occurs when cells begin to grow out of control in kidney. These uncontrolled cells can also grow in any part of the body.
Advanced kidney Cancer: It is also called a secondary cancer or metastasis. In this type of disease,growth of uncontrolled cells spread from kidney to the other part of the body.
Risk factors for kidney cancer?
- Regular tobacco smokers
- High blood pressure
- Chemicals at work
- Kidney failure treatment
- Faulty genes and inherited conditions
- Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome
- Body weight and height
- Family history
- Thyroid cancer
- Blood in the Urine
- Lower Back Pain
- A mass or lump in the abdomen
- Weight Loss
This type of disease gets treated in most common forms “targeted therapies” or “immunotherapy”. The word “targeted therapies” defines itself “what will be the process that will be used in this form of ailment.” Some anticancer medicines are used for the treatment of kidney cancer such as Nexavar® (sorafenib tosylate), Sutent® (sunitinib malate), Torisel® (temsirolimus), Afinitor® (everolimus), Votrient® (pazopanib), Inlyta® (axitinib) etc.Now, if we talk about pazopanib then it comes in various strength as Pazopanib 400 mg tablets, Pazopanib 200 mg tablets etc.
Never use this drug, if you have –
- severe liver problems
- bleeding in the stomach
- heart attack
- If you are pregnant
- high blood pressure
- If you have taken any medicine etc.
In any of the above situations you should contact your health care provider.
Side effects of this medicine –
- Stomach pain
- bleeding gums
- problem in breathing
- sign of stroke
- Sudden cheast pain
- liver problem
How we can save ourselves from this type of Cancer?
Some key points mentioned as below that may be helpful for all of you to feel safe –
- Be aware about cancers symptoms.
- Stay in touch with your specialist doctor or Oncologist.
- If you know anything then try to Increase awareness about cancer.
- Help and assist charity and association that are already working for cancer awareness.
If you feel any symptoms either related to cancer or any other disease then you must try to contact your doctor without using your own medications or self diagnosis for treatment. As you can recieve a lot of information about your treatment from eBooks, social media, and television etc but only your concerned doctor can help you feel much better. So,my suggestion to all of you is always stay in touch with your healthcare person and be happy even if diagnosed positive.Cancer is curable and you can defeat it with your strong willpower and proper guidance of Oncologist.