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What's the Difference between a Renal Tumor and a Renal Cyst

People with renal cyst (simple renal cyst/complex kidney cyst/PKD) may doubt
that: What is a cyst on kidney? Is a cyst a tumor? What's the difference between a renal tumor and a renal cyst? Could a cyst on kidney be cancerous? Take a look about the answers.
What is a cyst on kidney and what is a tumor?
A renal cyst is a sac that can be filled with air, fluid or other material. Most cysts on kidney are noncancerous (benign). A renal tumor is an abnormal mass of tissue. It is solid. A renal tumor can be benign or cancerous (malignant). But since more tumors turn out to be cancerous than cysts, tumors always need to be thoroughly checked out ASAP.
Severity of a cyst on kidney and tumor How to Shrink the Cyst With Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD)
Simple renal cyst is very common and has no risk of becoming a kidney cancer. Up to 50 percent of people older than 50 years of age have kidney cysts. Complex kidney cysts can develop kidney cancer such as RCC, though its risk is low.
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most common inherited cause of chronic kidney disease. PKD can cause the kidneys to fail.About 50% of ADPKD patients will require a dialysis or a renal transplant by the age of 60 years. How to shrink Kidney Cyst(Renal Cyst)
Renal tumor could be cancerous. If it is benign, it is better to observe it closely or remove it because it may develop to cancer. If it is renal cancer, the survival rate depends greatly on how far the disease has progressed at the time of diagnosis. Early diagnosis has good prognosis. If the cancer has invaded other organs, the patients strong can help a lot according to the cases we know.
Treatment for renal cyst and renal tumor What Are Natural Remedies for Elderly People with Kidney Cyst
Renal cyst
Surgeries and natural remedies can remove a cyst when the cyst is very large or cause any symptoms. For complex renal cyst and PKD, early treatment is suggested. Although a cure for autosomal dominant PKD is not available, treatment can ease symptoms and prolong life.
Renal tumor
Doctors typically rely on surgery for localized tumors. Besides it is better to remove it ASAP. If one develops kidney cancer, Radical Nephrectomy- is the most common treatment for renal cell cancer.

A cyst is not a tumor and the cyst seldom changes into a tumor. But the cyst also needs treatment in some situations.

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