Kidney Cancer risks
Kidney Cancer

  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Von Hippel Lindau Disease
  • Long-term use of non-steroidal antiinflammatories
  • Personal History of Kidney Disease
  • Genetic Inheritance
  • African Americans
  • Male Gender
  • Phenacetin
  • Family History of Renal Cell Cancer
  • Age more than 50 years, male
  • Chemical Exposure
  • Nicotine addiction occurs when a person becomes addicted to nicotine, which is a chemical found in tobacco. The addiction is physical, mental, and behavioral.
  • Obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. BMI is calculated using a person's weight and height. It can lead to other conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
  • High blood pressure (hypertension) increases your risk for heart attack, stroke, coronary heart disease, and other serious health problems. Left untreated, high blood pressure can damage blood vessels and vital organs.
  • High blood pressure itself usually causes no symptoms, so it is easy to ignore. Left untreated, however, it can quietly damage your body for years. Eventually, it can lead to serious complications, such as heart attack, heart failure, stroke, kidn...
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