Treating Kidney Cancer

Dr. Scherr is among the world’s most experienced in removing aggressive kidney tumors. We are known for our extensive knowledge of breakthrough therapies and broad experience with minimally-invasive surgery.

Our Approach

The Department of Urology at Weill Cornell in New York City employs a uniquely hands-on approach to oncological care. We combine technological innovation with holistic healing practices to ensure less invasive procedures, minimized recovery times and better outcomes.

About Kidney Cancer

More than 100,000 survivors of kidney cancer are living in the United States today. Learn the facts about kidney cancer.

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Nephrectomy

Nephron-sparing surgery called a partial nephrectomy is considered the standard treatment for most kidney tumors. By determining a patient’s individual needs, we can achieve better outcomes while preserving as much kidney function as possible.

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