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March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month

by Jane Ashley

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month. 

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We have 2 kidneys. They filter our blood to remove impurities, excessive amounts of salt and other minerals and water. Our kidneys are amazing workhorses in our body — continuously filtering our blood (equivalent to about 200 quarts of blood daily) and producing 2 quarts of urine (waste products). Our kidneys also produce hormones that help regulate our blood pressure and red blood cell production.

Fortunately, our kidneys work independently of...

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