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.
Donating a kidney just got even safer. New requirements — in effect as of Feb. 1, 2013 — further protect people who are willing to be living kidney donors. Concerns about what happens to donors after donating their kidneys prompted the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS), which manages the transplant system, to establish new … 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