Hello Mr. Baker! I'm Dr. Karsen Noma, I've been informed of your state and we noticed some abnormalities in your bloodtest
Blood Test Signs
It appears here that there is a large tumor located on the left kidney, I need a nephrectomy as soon as possible to verify if it's cancerous
After a few weeks of intense lower back pain, unintentional weight loss, fever, and fatigue, Jason Baker noticed blood in his urine. He went in for a physical to have his health assessed and his mind put at ease.
In addition the symptoms experienced, the blood sample taken from Mr. Baker showed a low red blood cell count (anemia), and a high level of calcium. This concerned Dr. Noma, and she issued a CT scan to search for any apparent tumors.
I don't understand! I work so hard to stay healthy and I'm only 36!
Dr. Noma identified a tumor on the scan, so in order to determine whether the tumor is benign or not, she orders a tissue sample of the kidney.
Well since you don't smoke and you're not overweight, ther may be some other factors such as...
A few days after the diagnosis, the results of the biopsy were concluded and presented to Mr.Baker.
Hello Mr. Baker, I'm sorry to say that the sample we took of your kidney came back positive in indications that you have Renal Cell Carcinoma, or Kidney Cancer. Stage 2
Jason was distraught by the news and because of his moderately healthy lifestyle, confused as to why he was diagnosed with cancer.
Dr. Noma explains certain scenarios that could possibly cause the cancer, including environmental factors that could have influenced his development of kidney cancer.
Overuse of ibuprofen, genetic predisposition (not inheritance), and significant exposure to chemicals such as dyes, cadmium (a metal), herbicides, and solvents.