Kidney Cancer

The UofL Brown Cancer Center’s method of delivering personalized care for kidney cancer can make a crucial difference in your outcome and recovery.

In the genitourinary cancer center, you are the focus of a team of experts who specialize in kidney cancer and strive to provide the most advanced treatment with the least impact on your body.

Working together, our team of surgical and medical oncologists, as well as specially trained support staff, utilizes leading-edge technology and techniques from diagnosis through treatment. Your kidney cancer treatment options may include:

  • Kidney-sparing surgery
  • Laparoscopic and robotic surgery
  • Targeted therapies
  • Immunotherapy, including interferon and interleukin-2, nivolumab
  • Cryoablation, radiofrequency ablation and active surveillance

At the UofL Brown Cancer Center, your care will be under the direction of a multidisciplinary team that combines the expertise from multiple disciplines to formulate the best, most individualized treatment plan for your cancer.

There are also clinical trials available for advanced kidney cancer to ensure the most cutting-edge treatments are available to our patients.

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Next Steps

For more information or to make an appointment,
call 502-588-6000