Abdominal and back pain, blood in the urine, vomiting or fever – all could be signs of serious kidney issues. However, it's unlikely that any of these ailments is a symptom of kidney cancer. That's because most kidney cancers don't have any noticeable symptoms.
While some risk factors, including a genetic predisposition for disease, cannot be controlled, research has shown certain lifestyle factors, like a healthy diet, exercise and maintaining a healthy body weight, could prevent nearly half of the cases of colorectal cancers diagnosed in the United States every year.
While 90% of colorectal cancer diagnoses occur in those ages 50 and older, incidence rates are increasing for young people under 50. The reason behind this growth is unclear. Unfortunately, because these cancers are usually discovered at a later stage, colon cancer deaths among young men and women are rising as well.