Question by  Southernbeauty (23)

Can a kidney cyst be cancer?


Answer by  Bubba49 (177)

Yes, it can. However, most cysts are not cancer and most cancers are not cysts. Kidney cysts are very common and usually are not a problem.


Answer by  julie39 (171)

Usually they are not. There are 2 types of kidney cysts simple and complex. The simple cysts are 95% benign the complex cysts may be cancerous.


Answer by  aliciab (14)

A kindney cyst could possibly indicate cancer. Anyone should go to their physician for a test to determine any possibilites of cancer. One should never delay testing on anything that seems abnormal.


Answer by  irene84 (118)

Kidney cysts can be either simple or complex. The simple cysts are just fluid, can be drained and will never become cancerous. The complex cyst does have the ability to harbor cancer cells and requires vigilance.


Answer by  SIDDHU (861)

Cyst is not always cancerous. Get yourself checked by doing all the tests to rule out cancer and be on safe side.


Answer by  Mary39 (521)

It is common for individuals to have kidney cysts at least one time in your life however, these cysts can become cancerous.


Answer by  jack36 (71)

Kidney cysts never cause to cancer. It is just benign and it never leads the cancer. Kidney cancer is caused by the kidney tumors. Cancer may cause because of the renal failure. There is no relation between the cyst and the cancer.

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