Kidney Cancer Program

Cutting-edge discoveries, transforming patient care

Why should you choose the UTSW Kidney Cancer Program?

With over 25 specialists across adult and pediatric care, and with more than 80 affiliated research laboratories, possible the largest kidney cancer program in the world. (1)
Survival rates double national benchmarks for stage IV kidney cancer patients, and improved across stages. (2)
The kidney cancer program at the #1 academic medical center in the world according to the Nature Index. (3)
One of two to receive a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) Award from the National Cancer Institute. (4)
Only program to develop a new drug for kidney cancer going from gene discovery to clinical trials. (5)
One of just two programs in the US developing immunotherapies with a Nobel Prize winner in Immunology. (6)
Top 3 urology department in the US. (7)
Possibly most innovative, broadest, and largest radiation oncology program for kidney cancer. (8)


One Mission

To bring together the strengths of UT Southwestern in both basic research and clinical medicine to improve the lives of kidney cancer patients.

Our Distrinctions

NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center Logo
US News 2017 Nationally Ranked in 6 Specialties
Magnet Recognized: American Nurses Credentialing Center