Learn About Kidney Cancer

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What’s the Evidence?

The evidence is convincing that excess body fat is a cause of kidney cancer.

This is one of the reasons AICR recommends being as lean as possible within the healthy weight range.

How Preventable is Kidney Cancer?

AICR experts estimate that twenty-four percent of US kidney cancers are preventable through maintaining a healthy weight.

That's almost 14,800 cases this year. (Based on 2015 incidence data.)