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Treatment Options for Stage IV Kidney Cancer

Treatment of stage IV kidney cancer may include:
 
  • Biological therapy
 
  • Radiation therapy as palliative therapy to relieve symptoms and improve the quality of life
 
  • Surgery (nephrectomy) as palliative therapy
 
  • Surgery (radical nephrectomy, with or without removal of cancer from other areas where it has spread).
 

Treatment Options for Recurrent Kidney Cancer

Treatment of recurrent kidney cancer may include:
 
  • Biological therapy
 
  • Radiation therapy as palliative therapy to relieve symptoms and improve the quality of life
 
  • Chemotherapy.
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