The Daily Check-Up: Kidney Cancer: Innovative New Treatments Boost Survival Rates for Patients

Dr. Michael Palese
New York Daily News – January 19, 2011

New York, NY
 – January 19, 2011 /Press Release/  –– 

Robotic surgery has significantly impacted kidney cancer treatment, says Dr, Michael Palese, Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Urology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. It allows surgeons to do more partial nephrectomies, leaving the healthy portion of the kidney intact.  Robotic assisted procedures result in less blood loss and a quicker recovery.  For late stage kidney cancer, there are five new targeted therapies available and more on the horizon. Learn more