While there are no proven kidney cancer prevention methods, there are steps we can take to reduce our risk of kidney cancer.
Quit Smoking or Don't Start - Smoking is a strong risk factor for renal cell carcinoma. As soon as you quit (it's never too late!), your body reaps the benefits of being tobacco free.
Know What You are Being Exposed to in the Workplace - If you are exposed to fumes, dust, and chemicals in the workplace, you have a right to know what you are being exposed to. Cadmium, some herbicides, and organic solvents such as trichloroethylene have been linked to increased risk of renal cell carcinoma. Talk to your employer about limiting your exposure.
Eat a Well-Balanced Diet - Eating a well-balanced diet is advantageous for many reasons. A diet rich in fruits and vegetables, but low in animal fats and salt, is beneficial. Obesity is a risk factor many types of kidney cancer.
This powerful medicine is the mainstay of medical treatment for hemangiomas, replacing steroids as the first line medical treatment for infantile hemangiomas. The goal is to slow down the growth of the lesion. Propranolol is a beta-receptor blocker – it’s effects in general are to decrease heart rate, decrease blood pressure, relieve anxiety and various other uses. However, for infantile hemangiomas it has been found to decrease the rate of proliferation and increase the rate of involution. The doses at which propranolol is used for hemangiomas is much lower than for other conditions – therefore the side effects are extremely rare. Propranolol is also available as Hemangeol (made by Pierre-Fabre Pharmaceuticals).It is the only FDA approved version of propranolol for the treatment of infants with infantile hemangioma. It is formulated specifically for this use.