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Kidney cancer is the third most commonly occurring genitourinary cancer in adults. There are approximately 79,000 new kidney cancer cases each year in the United States, and the incidence of kidney cancer appears to be on the rise.

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UF Health Shands Hospital is rated High Performing for urologic care by U.S. News & World Report.

The UF Health Cancer Center received designation from the NCI because of the exceptional, multidisciplinary care the Cancer Center delivers to patients and the leading-edge clinical research conducted by its faculty. Our providers across the spectrum of cancer care work together to provide personalized care to our urologic cancer patients. Cases are presented at weekly tumor boards which are attended by physicians across multiple departments, so they can work together to develop the best treatment plan possible.

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Welcome to Gainesville! UF Health Shands Hospital, an academic medical center affiliated with the University of Florida College of Medicine, cares for patients from around the world. Physicians practicing at UF Health Shands Hospital are UF College of Medicine faculty. Learn more about Gainesville.

Initial consultations with the UF Health Urologic Cancer Center are held at the UF Health Urology practice, located on the third floor of UF Health Medical Plaza.

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Clinical Trials: Kidney cancer

UF Health research scientists make medicine better every day. They discover new ways to help people by running clinical trials. When you join a clinical trial, you can get advanced medical care. Sometimes years before it's available everywhere. You can also help make medicine better for everyone else. If you'd like to learn more about clinical trials, visit our clinical trials page. Or click one of the links below:

Immunotherapy for Patients With Advanced Kidney Cancer, The PDIGREE Study

This phase III trial compares the usual treatment (treatment with ipilimumab and nivolumab followed by nivolumab alone) to treatment with ipilimumab and nivolumab, followed by nivolumab with cabozantinib in patients with untreated renal cell…

Jonathan A Chatzkel
Accepting Candidates
18 Years - N/A

Community and Patient Programs: Kidney cancer

Our community and patient programs provide great value to patients, families and loved ones. People can find support, educational materials, expert consultants and more. In most instances, these programs are offered free of charge.

News and Patient Stories: Kidney cancer

UF researchers find link between asthma and cancer risk

April 11, 2023

Patients with asthma are almost one-and-a-half times more likely to develop cancer than those who don’t have the respiratory disease, a new University of…

AI at UF, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, UF Health Cancer Center, +2 more

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