People with renal cyst (simple renal cyst/complex kidney cyst/PKD) may doubt
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
Treatment for renal cyst and renal tumor What Are Natural Remedies for Elderly People with Kidney 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.
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.