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
Director
McMaster – SJH Kidney Cancer Centre of Excellence (KCCE)

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What’s new in Kidney Cancer Care
June 16th, 2017
Add greater risk of kidney and bladder cancer to the long list of why a lifetime of sitting on the sofa isn't good for your health, a new study suggests.

June 8th, 2017
Pazopanib 600 mg daily as adjuvant therapy did not prolong disease-free survival for patients with locally advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) who had undergone nephrectomy, according to the results of the phase III PROTECT trial (abstract 4507).
June 1st, 2017
The FDA has granted a priority review designation to sunitinib (Sutent) for use as an adjuvant therapy in patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) who have received nephrectomy and are high risk for recurrence