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Our kidney cancer program focuses on each patient as a unique individual. We aim to choose the best therapy through an experienced team of surgeons, medical oncologists, pathologists, and radiologists.

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Diagnosed With Kidney Cancer

We understand the anxiety that a diagnosis of kidney cancer can bring to the patient and their family. The most important thing one can do is to learn about this disease and enlist the help of an experienced team of physicians.

 

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Johns Hopkins Kidney Cancer Program


Robotic Removal of Kidney Tumor Extending into the Vena Cava

Involvement of the vena cava by kidney cancer typically requires open surgery. For select patients at Johns Hopkins, a robotic approach can be employed sparing the patient a large incision and prolonged recovery. This patient presented with a 10cm tumor and vena cava
involvement. He was discharged home in 2 days.





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