Photo Credit:  Urology Care Foundation Updated: March 5, 2019 In Part 1 of this series on hereditary kidney cancer, we introduced red flags that increase the likelihood of a hereditary predisposition to kidney cancer.  In this post, we review six hereditary cancer syndromes that increase the risk to develop kidney cancer. Hereditary Cancer Syndromes that…

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Last Update: March 5, 2019 This article will focus on kidney cancers and the possibility that kidney cancers may be due an inherited risk. It is estimated that ~3-5% of kidney cancers are hereditary. Photo Credit: WebMD Usually, a person is born with two kidneys.  They are located in the rear of the abdominal cavity.…

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Last Updated May 30, 2019 In this podcast we hear from Devin, a healthy 30-year-old male who underwent genetic testing and counseling and his late 20s. Since it’s fairly rare for a young healthy male to go through this process, Devin shared why he made the decision and how it has affected his life. Devin’s…

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