What to Expect After a Kidney Cancer Diagnosis

Guidance and Support Through Treatment and Recovery

Knowing what to expect after a kidney cancer diagnosis can calm your fears and give you a sense of control over treatment.

Our kidney cancer team meets with thousands of patients just like you to answer questions and explain what happens next. You won’t be alone in the process. 

Our nurse navigators will walk with you from diagnosis through treatment and recovery. And we’ll connect you with cancer support services to provide a range of resources to support your physical and emotional well-being during cancer treatment and beyond.

Personalized Treatment

After you receive a kidney cancer diagnosis, we’ll work with you to decide the right course of action.

Our experts collaborate on every patient’s case during our weekly tumor board meeting to draw on the expertise of specialists from many fields to design the most effective treatment plan for you. Our tumor board includes:


Connect with our Cancer Team 24/7

Call us at (888) 777-4167

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