Renal Cell Cancer

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What is Renal Cell Cancer?

Renal cell cancer is malignancy (cancer) arising from cells of the kidney. Surgical removal of the cancer is the first line treatment for localized disease.

Common symptoms reported by people with Renal Cell Cancer

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Renal Cell Cancer

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Renal Cell Cancer (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Sutent)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Renal Cell Cancer (5)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Renal Cell Cancer (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Votrient)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Renal Cell Cancer (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Inlyta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Renal Cell Cancer (2)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Renal Cell Cancer (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Seroquel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Renal Cell Cancer (1)

Data from patients with Renal Cell Cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Renal Cell Cancer

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Renal Cell Cancer (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Fatigue Hernia 1 more
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Renal Cell Cancer (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Sutent)
Perceived effectiveness
for Renal Cell Cancer (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Acid reflux Bad taste in mouth 11 more
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Renal Cell Cancer (5)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Renal Cell Cancer (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Hospitalization Uncomfortable
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Renal Cell Cancer (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Votrient)
Perceived effectiveness
for Renal Cell Cancer (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Blood pressure fluctuates Brain fog 12 more
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Renal Cell Cancer (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Inlyta)
Perceived effectiveness
for Renal Cell Cancer (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Elevated blood pressure Fatigue 3 more
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Renal Cell Cancer (2)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Renal Cell Cancer (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Seroquel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Emotional tension Nausea
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Renal Cell Cancer (1)

Data from patients with Renal Cell Cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Renal Cell Cancer on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 10
40s 35
50s 64
60s 63
70+ 19

Sex

Distribution of sex

52% Female
48% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 11
40-49 years 14
50-59 years 9
60-69 years 9
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 166
Not Diagnosed 6

These charts show data from Renal Cell Cancer patients who have completed their condition history
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