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Screening for Kidney Cancer
Screening is a way to evaluate people without symptoms to determine if they are at risk for cancer or have already developed cancer.
- Assessment of your medical history and lifestyle habits that may increase your risk of kidney cancer
- Tests to identify early signs of kidney cancer
—This is a type of x-ray that uses a computer to produce cross-sectional images of the inside of the body.
—This test uses magnetic waves to produce images of the inside of the body. Using a large magnet, radio waves, and a computer, an MRI produces 2D and 3D pictures.
American Cancer Society website. Available at:
Kidney Cancer Association website. Available at:
National Cancer Institute website. Available at: