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Partial nephrectomy preserves kidney function after kidney cancer

'I knew where I wanted to go' When doctors at her local emergency room told Ruth Smith they detected something on her imaging studies that looked like a kidney tumor, she said, "Are you sure it's cancer?" "Never in a million years did I imagine my severe back pain was [...]

Created by Margaret Shepard

Runner travels "cross-country" for experienced tumor-removal team

Amy Haberman was diagnosed with a noncancerous tumor the size of a small football, lodged near her left kidney and colon. Her local physicians advised her to look for a medical center that specializes in teams of surgeons who can remove large tumors that have nerve involvement and a significant [...]

Created by Margaret Shepard