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What are the advantages and disadvantages of different treatments for kidney cancer?
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In brief: Minimally invasive
Kidney cancer is primarily treated with surgery.
Depending on the size/location of the tumor, partial removal (called partial nephrectomy) is recommended. The majority is treated minimally invasive techniques including laparoscopic/robotic-assisted surgery with advantage of faster recovery and decrease pain compare with open surgery. Cancer spread from kidney may be treated with chemotherapy.

In brief: Minimally invasive
Kidney cancer is primarily treated with surgery.
Depending on the size/location of the tumor, partial removal (called partial nephrectomy) is recommended. The majority is treated minimally invasive techniques including laparoscopic/robotic-assisted surgery with advantage of faster recovery and decrease pain compare with open surgery. Cancer spread from kidney may be treated with chemotherapy.
Dr. Matthew Thom
Dr. Matthew Thom
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Www.cancer.gov
400 words will not be enough to explain everything.
Please find the asnwer to your question here: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/renalcell/patient/page4 and www.Nccn.Com or nccn.Org.

In brief: Www.cancer.gov
400 words will not be enough to explain everything.
Please find the asnwer to your question here: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/renalcell/patient/page4 and www.Nccn.Com or nccn.Org.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Richard Sarle
Go to nccn.org......surgery is always the primary consideration...if surgery not an option with kidney cancer then it must be a very terrible case...
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