Mayo Clinic is a leader in kidney cancer research and in developing treatments for people with advanced cancer that has spread or grown beyond the kidney to other organs such as bones, lungs, liver or brain (metastatic tumors). The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center performs basic research into the causes of kidney cancer and best care practices. The National Cancer Institute has designated the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center a comprehensive cancer center, in part because of its resources devoted to kidney cancer.
Multimillion dollar grants at Mayo Clinic include support for kidney cancer research in Rochester, Arizona and Florida. Research includes:
In addition, Mayo Clinic tracks kidney cancer surgeries by type, kidney function, postsurgical complications and overall survival, which helps urologists make better treatment recommendations.
Read more about kidney cancer research at Mayo Clinic.
See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on kidney cancer on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.