Kidney Cancer (Adult) Renal Cell Carcinoma Overview
Whether you (or a loved one) are worried about developing kidney cancer, have just been diagnosed, are going through treatment, or are trying to stay well after treatment, this overview guide can help you find the answers you need. Click on the topics below to get started.
What Is Kidney Cancer?
Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention
Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Staging
Treating Kidney Cancer
- How is kidney cancer treated?
- Surgery for kidney cancer
- Other local treatments for kidney cancer
- Active surveillance for kidney cancer
- Radiation therapy for kidney cancer
- Targeted therapies for kidney cancer
- Biologic therapy (immunotherapy) for kidney cancer
- Chemotherapy for kidney cancer
- Pain control for kidney cancer
Talking With Your Doctor
- Moving on after treatment for kidney cancer
- Lifestyle changes after kidney cancer
- How might having kidney cancer affect your emotional health?
- If treatment for kidney cancer stops working