Drug Causes of Kidney Cancer
Medication causes list:
The list of possible medications or substances
mentioned in sources as possibe causes of Kidney Cancer includes:
Phenacetin : Some people have developed kidney
cancer after heavy, long-term use of this drug. This
painkilling drug is no longer sold in the United States. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Kidney Cancer: NCI)
About medication causes:
Another misdiagnosis possibility is that a particular medication or
substance may be the real cause of the disease.
Certain medications, chemicals, toxins or substances
may possibly be underlying causes of Kidney Cancer.
Side effects of medications, or exposure
to toxins, chemicals, or other substances may cause a symptom or condition.
Hence, they become possible underlying causes of Kidney Cancer
but are often misdiagnosed or overlooked as a cause.
For a general overview of this misdiagnosis issue,
see Medication Underlying Cause Misdiagnosis.