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Hi, renal pelvis is a sac which connects kidney with ureter, “cancers affecting the ureter and renal pelvis are rare. Approximately 400 people are diagnosed with this type of cancer in the UK each year. Cancer of the ureter and renal pelvis tends to affect more men than women, and is rare under the age of 65.
The main type of cancer affecting the ureter and renal pelvis is called transitional cell carcinoma (TCC). This type of cancer develops in cells, known as transitional cells, which form the lining of the bladder, ureters and renal pelvis. Usually only one ureter or renal pelvis is affected”. Taken from website http://www.cancerbackup.org.uk/Cancertype/Kidney/Ureterrenalpelvis/Ureterrenalpelvis
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