Kidney Cancer

If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with kidney cancer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is ready to help. Our experienced team of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals is dedicated to providing expert diagnostic services, the highest-quality treatment, and comprehensive support services for our patients.

Making an Appointment

Call 800-525-2225
Mon–Fri, 8:30 AM–5:30 PM, ET

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Learn how we’re making what was impossible yesterday possible today.

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Sidney Kimmel Center for Prostate and Urologic Cancers

Our state-of-the-art treatment center is focused entirely on genitourinary cancers — tumors of the prostate, kidney, bladder, or testicle.

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Becoming a Patient

If you have recently been diagnosed with cancer or a related disease, we can help you understand your treatment options.

Prediction Tools

Use our online nomogram to calculate the risk of cancer recurrence following surgery for renal cell carcinoma. Results can help physicians and patients make important treatment decisions.

Targeted Therapies for Advanced Kidney Cancer

Meet two amazing patients — Bill Cirelli and Daryl Palmer — who benefited from targeted therapies for advanced kidney cancer and the Memorial Sloan Kettering team who helped them.

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Surgery for Kidney Cancer

Kidney-sparing surgery, including minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic techniques, is now an option for many people with kidney tumors.

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Quality-of-Life Issues in Kidney Cancer Treatment

Avoiding unnecessary side effects is an important part of kidney cancer treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Targeted Therapies
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Quality of Life