Kidney Cancer

Kidney Cancer

Kidney (renal) cancer starts with abnormal cells growing in the kidneys, two bean-shaped organs in the middle of your back. The most common type of kidney cancer, renal cell carcinoma, may produce tumors in one or both kidneys and affect how your kidneys function. That’s why you want to talk to your doctor and the urologic oncology specialists at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center in Oklahoma City.

Nationally Recognized Kidney Cancer Care

At Stephenson Cancer Center, Oklahoma’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Cancer Center, you’ll collaborate with a nationally renowned, multidisciplinary team of urologic cancer experts for accurate diagnosis, innovative treatment and effective management for all stages of kidney cancer. You benefit from advanced imaging technology to support accurate diagnosis that helps identify and treat your condition as early as possible.

Kidney Cancer Services & Treatments

When you choose Stephenson Cancer Center, you work with an extensively experienced, fellowship-trained urologic oncologist and medical oncologists to develop a comprehensive treatment plan tailored to your specific situation. You and your doctors may choose from a wide range of kidney cancer services, including:

Cancer Navigation Services

Throughout your journey at Stephenson Cancer Center, your care team includes a nurse navigator, a specially trained registered nurse (RN) who acts as your personal advocate and adds an extra layer of support. Learn more about cancer navigation services.

Supportive Care Services

You also gain access to extensive supportive care services, such as genetic counseling, nutritional therapy, support groups, palliative care, cancer education workshops, and symptom and pain management. And you’ll find all your cancer-related services in a bright, welcoming, up-to-date facility close to home and designed for your comfort and convenience.

Next-Day or Same-Week Appointments

Ask your doctor for a referral to Stephenson Cancer Center or contact us directly. Get a second opinion or consultation about your bladder condition from an OU Health urologic cancer specialist.

Call 405-271-4088 for a next-day or same-week appointment that works best for you.

Multidisciplinary Cancer Care Team

From your first contact with Stephenson Cancer Center, you become a vital part of our multidisciplinary team approach that brings you together with cancer specialists, such as medical oncologists, cancer surgeons, pathologists, radiologists and others, to ensure you receive the best care for your particular condition.

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