Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “KIDNEY GEMS“ to remember about the Risk Factors For Liver Cancer
K: Kidney Stones: A history of kidney stones can increase the risk of kidney cancer.
I: Industrial Toxins: Exposure to certain industrial chemicals like trichloroethylene can be a risk factor.
D: Diabetes: Having diabetes, especially type 2, can elevate the risk.
N: Nicotine (Smoking): Smoking tobacco is a significant risk factor for kidney cancer.
E: Excess Weight: Being overweight or obese increases the risk.
Y: Your Family History: A family history of kidney cancer can be a risk factor.
G: Genetic Predisposition: Certain genetic syndromes like Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) are linked to kidney cancer.
E: Essential Hypertension: High blood pressure over a long time can be a contributing factor.
M: Male Gender: Men are more likely to develop kidney cancer than women.
S: Severe Hypertension: Prolonged, severe hypertension can increase the risk.
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