Cancer Types

Kidney Cancer

  • Survivor Profile

    Educator and Advocate

    Former teacher Peggy Zuckerman helps others by sharing her experiences with stage IV kidney cancer.

    by Kristin Baird Rattini

  • More Ways to Treat Advanced Kidney Cancer

    New drugs and drug combinations are helping more patients live longer with advanced kidney cancer. But questions remain about how best to choose among them.

    by Kendall K. Morgan

  • Worth the Wait

    Neoadjuvant therapy—using treatments such as chemotherapy, hormone therapy or radiation to shrink a tumor or treat unseen metastases before surgery—can improve outcomes for some patients.

    by Sharon Tregaskis

  • Nothing but Time

    A father with metastatic kidney cancer embraces moments with his 3-year-old son while pondering how he'll be remembered.

    by Adam P. Stern

  • Survivor Profile

    The Gift of Music

    A self-taught musician takes what he has learned from his experience with kidney cancer to entertain, teach and inspire.

    by Jenny Song

  • Survivor Profile

    The Jazz Evangelist

    Even through cancer treatment, jazz pianist and radio show host Billy Foster is ensuring that jazz is passed on to future generations.

    by Jenny Song

  • Forward Look

    Keeping Hope Alive

    Q & A with author Amanda Bennett on her quest to understand the medical decisions made during her late husband's cancer treatment.

    by Yasmine Iqbal