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, 8:00 AM–6:00 PM, ET

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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: The First Steps

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

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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

Our physicians and scientists are pioneering the development of targeted therapies for kidney cancer. Our experts have participated in or led the development of five of the seven drugs approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for patients with advanced kidney cancer since 2005.

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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