Cooling the kidney with ice, inserted robotically into a patient’s abdomen, allows physicians more time to complete complex procedures and without large incisions. Watch the technique in action.
If you are diagnosed with cancer in a kidney, you may lose that kidney. But is your other kidney also at risk? Learn more about what to expect from renal cancer treatment.
If you’re waiting for a kidney transplant, you already know about the daunting stats: 100,000 patients on the wait list and a three- to five-year wait, on average, for a kidney from a deceased donor. But each year, hundreds of transplant patients get off the wait list in a fraction of the time. They find … Read More
There are promising therapies coming to help battle kidney cancer. Surgery is the primary treatment for kidney cancer, but we look for drug therapies as an alternative or to use alongside surgery. At Cleveland Clinic, our multidisciplinary kidney cancer team is driving improvements in drug therapy options by: 1. Learning how to give approved drugs … Read More