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Kidney Cancer Program

Cutting-edge discoveries, transforming patient care

Why should you choose the UTSW Kidney Cancer Program?

With 35 specialists and 80-plus affiliated research laboratories, UTSW's Kidney Cancer Program is perhaps the largest such kidney cancer program in the world. (1)
Survival rates almost triple national benchmarks for stage 4 kidney cancer patients, and improved across stages. (2)
Located at the #1 academic medical center in the world according to the prestigious Nature Index. (3)
One of two to receive a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) Award from the National Cancer Institute. (4)
Only program to develop a new drug for kidney cancer going from gene discovery to clinical trials. (5)
One of two programs in the US developing immunotherapies with a Nobel Prize winner for Immunology research. (6)
Top 3 urology department in the US. (7)
Possibly most innovative, broadest, and largest radiation oncology program for kidney cancer. (8)


One Mission

To bring together the strengths of UT Southwestern in both basic research and clinical medicine to improve the lives of kidney cancer patients.

Our Distinctions

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