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Saturday, December 7, 2013
Post Kidney Removal - Urine, Voided Results
My husband had to have his kidney removed due to renal cancer about 10 months ago. His Cytopathology Report has just returned with a diagnosis: Urine, Voided: Few atypical urothelial cells; squamous sells and hemosiderin; urothelial neoplasm cannot be excluded. What does this mean? Should we be worried?
He needs to have a cystoscopy as there may be concern of early bladder cancer cells. This is unrelated to the kidney issue and to the removal of the kidney.
Thomas Olencki, DO
Clinical Professor of Medical Oncology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University