Causes of kidney cancer

Who is more likely to get kidney cancer

Anyone can get kidney cancer, but some things can increase your chances of getting it.

You may be more likely to get it if you:

How to reduce your chances of getting kidney cancer

You cannot always prevent kidney cancer. But making healthy changes can lower your chances of getting it.



It's important to get any symptoms of kidney cancer checked by a GP.

Even if you do not think you fit into any of the groups with a higher chance of getting it. Anyone can get kidney cancer.

Page last reviewed: 31 May 2023
Next review due: 31 May 2026