Kidney Cancer


U-M: Kidney Cancer Patients Do Better When Whole Kidney Is Not Removed

Kidney cancer patients who had only their tumor removed had better survival than patients who had their entire kidney removed, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2012

The Van Andel Institute's Grand Rapids headquarters. Wikimedia Commons Photo.

Van Andel Studies Boost Understanding Of Kidney Cancer

Two recent studies by Van Andel Research Institute scientists are providing a foundation for a more complete understanding of distinct kidney cancer subtypes, which could pave the way for better treatments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2012

Henry Ford Hospital. Photo by Mikerussell at Wikimedia Commons

Henry Ford Pioneers Robotically Controlled Ultrasound Probe

Henry Ford Hospital was the first hospital world-wide to use a new, robotically controlled ultrasound probe to remove a cancerous tumor from a kidney.