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Partial Kidney Removal-Mayo Clinic

November 19, 2008

Imagine going to the doctor for a routine visit and finding out you have kidney cancer. That's what happened to the man you're about to meet. Treatment for kidney tumors has generally meant removal of the entire kidney. That's not always the case anymore. Doctors at Mayo Clinic say that removing only the tumor and saving the rest of the kidney may mean a healthier life for people.