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What is Kidney Cancer?

The kidneys, located in the upper abdomen on each side of the spine, filter blood from the renal arteries and remove excess water, salt, and waste. Kidney cancer typically starts in the small tubes within the kidneys. 

Learn more about kidney cancer and its treatment.

Wilmot Cancer Institute

UR Medicine's Treatments for Kidney Cancer

Wilmot Cancer Institute is committed to providing the highest-quality treatment and care — through expert and innovative medicine, science, and education — for any patient burdened by any cancer within our region and beyond.

What Sets Us Apart?

UR Medicine's Wilmot Cancer Institute provides world-class cancer treatment and care and conducts pivotal research. The goal is to prevent and conquer cancer through innovation in science, patient care, education, and community outreach.


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