If you, or someone you know has kidney cancer, and you are looking for information about care or treatment, the links below will take you to reliable and evidence-based services and resources. It is important to remember that your doctor will prescribe the best treatment for you as an individual, or the person you care for.
Therefore, the treatment you receive, may be different to that described in some of the links below.
If you have any questions about your treatment, ask your treating team. They will be happy to help explain everything to you.
What to expect
The Cancer Council Victoria provide an overview of kidney cancer and how it is commonly treated.
Cancer Australia provide information about kidney cancer risks, diagnosis and treatment.
Support information and services
Many people say that being diagnosed with kidney cancer can be stressful and frightening. Knowing how to access services that can support you, if you need them, is important. The links below will take you to a range of sites that provide information to support people affected by kidney cancer.
Kidney Health Australia help people with kidney disease, including kidney cancer, to access practical, financial and peer support.
The Rare Cancers Australia’s Patient Support Program provides patients with a centre of knowledge, guidance, advice and hope.