Members of this group have had, or have, or have known someone, or know someone who has kidney cancer. As with any type of cancer, it is a difficult cancer to have.

Kidney cancer is a disease that starts in the kidneys. It happens when healthy cells in one or both kidneys grow out of control and form a lump (called a tumor).

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Kidney cancer symptoms may include: Blood in the urine, known as hematuria. ... A lump or mass on the side or lower back. Unexplained fever for a few weeks. Unintentional weight loss. Lingering dull ache or pain in the side, abdomen or lower back. Feeling…