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Stages of Kidney Cancer

Dr. Shyam P Satpathy
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There are 4 stages of Kidney Cancer ranging from Stage I to Stage IV. In Stage I, the tumor is smallest in size and in Stage IV, the kidney cancer spreads to the other parts of the body including bones, lungs and brain.

There are basically 4 stages of cancer which includes Stage I, II, III and IV.

Stage I: The tumor is less than 7 cm and is confined only till the kidney. At this stage, it does not spread to lymph nodes or distant sites.

Stage II: The tumor size is more than 7 cm and located in the kidney. Still, it does not spread to lymph nodes or other parts of the body.

Stage III: The size of the tumor varies. It has spread to the lymph nodes but not to other parts of the body.

Stage IV: At this stage, it can spread to lymph nodes or even to other parts of the body like bones, lungs and even brain.


Dr. Shyam P Satpathy

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Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Shyam P Satpathy is a Radiation Oncologist practicing at Yashoda Hospitals located in Malakpet, Hyderabad. Dr. Shyam completed MBBS from Berhampur University in the year 2005. Further, he pursued MD in Radiotherapy from Sardar Patel Medical College in the year 2011. Dr. Shyam P Satpathy specializes in General Cancer consultation, Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) and Software Requirements Specification (SRS). Dr. Shyam also specializes in Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), stereotactic radiation therapy (SRT) and Radiosurgery procedures. Dr. Shyam is a member of Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI) and European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO). Dr. Shyam P Satpathy is also associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Dr. Shyam has expertise of over decade in different specialities of oncology. Dr. Shyam is presently practicing at Yashoda Hospital in Hyderabad. Yashoda Hospitals is the first hospital in the world which uses Stereotactic Radiosurgery with the help of RapidArc technology. Also, Yashoda Hospitals is the first hospital to implement Triple F Radiosurgery. This has improved the success rates of cancer treatments to manifolds. Book your FREE appointment with Dr. Shyam P Satpathy at Elacancer.com.
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