Welcome to Kidney Cancer Care

Welcome to the McMaster University - St. Joseph’s Healthcare Kidney Cancer Centre of Excellence (KCCE) website. This is a patient-oriented portal providing information and links regarding the cutting edge management of kidney cancer. Here you will find up-to-date information about kidney cancer and its treatment, recent advances in management, current clinical research information, and links to our basic science research program. We hope you find this website informative and useful and we welcome your feedback.

Anil Kapoor, MD, FRCSC
McMaster – SJH Kidney Cancer Centre of Excellence (KCCE)

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What’s new in Kidney Cancer Care
August 12th, 2016
Greater exposure to metalworking fluids (MWF), which are used to cool and lubricate metal in occupational settings, may increase the risk of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), especially among white men, researchers found.
August 9th, 2016
A phase 3 study of sunitinib in the adjuvant treatment setting in patients at high risk for recurrent renal cell carcinoma reached its primary end point.

August 04, 2016

Some patients with slow-growing metastatic renal cell carcinoma can be safely treated with a "watch and wait" approach, which allows them to avoid the toxicity of noncurative systemic therapy for months or even years, say researchers.