Diagnosis of Kidney Cancer

Dr. Constantino Pena, Interventional Radiologist with Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, explains to diagnose a kidney cancer, doctors start with an ultrasound to look at the kidneys, because it is a noninvasive examination performed on the skin and there is no radiation involved. For diagnosing kidney cancer, your physician can order a urine test, blood tests, imaging tests, and a biopsy.

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