Soundialys September Newsletter

Cancer and Kidney Disease.

Recently, significant importance has been attached to the relationship between these two diseases, which are highly prevalent in our country. They are related since patients with chronic kidney disease have an increased risk of cancer and those patients who have cancer may develop chronic kidney disease and this is due to several reasons such as tumor invasion of the urinary tract causing obstruction, due to Metabolic alterations and secretion of substances that cause renal toxicity, even treatment with chemotherapy or radiotherapy can cause transient or permanent kidney damage. For this reason, the surveillance of the patient with cancer diagnosis is not only limited to that, but involves the care and prevention of complications, which sometimes cause greater harm to the patient.


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