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Targeting Kidney Tumors: A Range of Therapy Gives Hope to Patients

CoupleBy Brian Rini, MD

There are promising therapies coming to help battle kidney cancer. Surgery is the primary treatment for kidney cancer, but we look for drug therapies as an alternative or to use alongside surgery. At Cleveland Clinic, our multidisciplinary kidney cancer team is driving improvements in drug therapy options by:

1. Learning how to give approved drugs more effectively and/or with fewer side effects;

2. Testing new drugs to complement the recent advances we’ve made;

3. Working with our laboratory-based researchers to discover new drugs and new approaches to kidney cancer.

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