NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Kidney Cancer - Czech Translation

Contents 7
How to use this book 8
Part 1: Kidney cancer basics 9
What are the kidneys? 10
How does kidney cancer start? 13
How does kidney cancer spread? 15
Review 24
Part 2: Testing for kidney cancer 17
General health tests 18
Imaging tests 18
Blood tests 21
Urine tests 23
Tissue tests 23
Review 24
Part 3: Cancer staging 25
Staging tests 26
TNM scores 28
Kidney cancer stages 29
Review 24
Part 4: Overview of cancer treatments 31
Surgery 32
Active surveillance 34
Thermal ablation 35
Targeted therapy 36
Immunotherapy 39
Clinical trials 40
Supportive care 41
Review 24
Part 5: Treatment guide 44
Stage I kidney cancer 45
Stages II and III kidney cancer 51
Stage IV and relapsed kidney cancer 53
Part 6: Making treatment decisions 59
It’s your choice 60
Questions to ask your doctors 60
Questions bout testing 61
Questions about treatments 62
Questions about clinical trials 64
Deciding between options 65
Websites 66
Glossary 67
Dictionary 68
Acronyms 73
NCCN Panel Members for Kidney Cancer 76
NCCN Member Institutions 77
Index 78

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