Kidneys Stories

How we’re using high-dose radiation therapy to treat kidney cancer

How we’re using high-dose radiation therapy to treat kidney cancer

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Kidney cancer often doesn’t respond well to conventional radiation therapies, but a certain type of high-dose radiation therapy is proving effective.

Why we use robotic surgery to treat large kidney cancer tumors

Why we use robotic surgery to treat large kidney cancer tumors

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Large kidney tumors or those starting to spread can put patients’ lives at risk. Learn about robotic surgery for kidney cancer and when we recommend it.

New clinic for kidney disease offers specialized, comprehensive care

New clinic for kidney disease offers specialized, comprehensive care

 

Designed specifically to serve patients with polycystic kidney disease, the clinic also is a resource for regional nephrologists.

New clinic for kidney disease offers specialized, comprehensive care

New clinic for kidney disease offers specialized, comprehensive care

 

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a genetic disease that causes uncontrolled growth of cysts in one or both kidneys, which can lead to kidney failure. It is the most common genetic disease of all, affecting one in 1,000 people.

This Underused Dialysis Treatment Offers Quality of Life and Mobility

This Underused Dialysis Treatment Offers Quality of Life and Mobility

 

Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) treatment offers patients a better quality, according to Dr. Remesh Saxena.

What Motivates Us?

What Motivates Us?

 

Bruce Meyer, M.D., M.B.A., Executive Vice President for Health System Affairs, shares his thoughts.