The multispecialty team provides each patient with a personalized care plan to create the path for the most successful outcome, including recommendations for advanced diagnostics, consideration of minimally invasive options and participation in promising clinical trials, and complete follow-up care that encompasses dietary counseling and rehabilitation.
Depending on the severity of one’s kidney cancer, the main treatments include:
- Chemotherapy (including targeted therapy and other systemic therapy)
NorthShore University HealthSystem’s (NorthShore) team of medical oncologists manages and oversees each patient’s care from diagnosis through treatment, coordinating with other specialists as needed.
NorthShore offers a full range of surgical options and expertise for patients diagnosed with kidney cancer. Led by nationally recognized surgeons, NorthShore offers a wide range of options including minimally invasive and robotic surgery for many patients.
Usually, more than one treatment approach is utilized for optimal results. For more advanced forms of cancer, more than one treatment may be used to manage painful or bothersome symptoms, but that are not curative. Your team will work with you to determine which is best for you.
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