Why should you choose the UTSW Kidney Cancer Program?

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With 35 specialists and 80-plus affiliated research laboratories, UTSW’s Kidney Cancer Program is perhaps the largest such kidney cancer program in the world. (1)
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Survival rates are double national benchmarks for stage 4 kidney cancer patients, and improved across stages. (2)
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Located at the #1 academic medical center in the world according to the prestigious Nature Index. (3)
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One of two to receive a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) Award from the National Cancer Institute. (4)
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Only program to develop a new drug for kidney cancer going from gene discovery to clinical trials. (5)
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One of two in the US developing immunotherapies with a Nobel Prize winner for Immunology research. (6)
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Top 3 urology department in the US. (7)
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Possibly most innovative, broadest, and largest radiation oncology program for kidney cancer. (8)
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One of the first in the US to develop kidney tumor ablation. (9)
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Top 10 robotic kidney surgery program in the United States and largest in North Texas. (10)
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Developed first modern (genetic) classification of kidney cancer (clear-cell RCC), paving the way for tailored treatments. (11)
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Possibly greatest research capabilities. (12)
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Only kidney cancer program to receive an NCI Quantitative Imaging Network Award. (13)
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First to report use of personalized 3D models of kidney cancer to develop an integrative platform of radiology, pathology, and radiogenomics. (14)
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Passionately committed patient advocates including stage IV patients. (15)