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What is the treatment for hypernephroma?

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Dr. Terence Chapman
Urology - Oncology

In brief: It depends

Kidney cancer ("renal cell carcinoma") is primarily a surgically treated disease involving removal of the tumor or the entire kidney and tumor depending on the situation.
In cases where the cancer has spread, newer medications are showing higher response rates than older immune-stimulating treatments which can also be very effective, but in a small number of patients (each with or without surgery).

In brief: It depends

Kidney cancer ("renal cell carcinoma") is primarily a surgically treated disease involving removal of the tumor or the entire kidney and tumor depending on the situation.
In cases where the cancer has spread, newer medications are showing higher response rates than older immune-stimulating treatments which can also be very effective, but in a small number of patients (each with or without surgery).
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