Surgery is the main treatment for kidney cancer that has not spread to other parts of the body.
Read about surgery to remove part of your kidney (partial nephrectomy) or your whole kidney (radical nephrectomy).
Treatment to block the blood supply to the cancer is called arterial embolisation. You might have this if you aren't well enough to have surgery to remove part or all of your kidney.
Surgery for kidney cancers that have spread to another part of the body is sometimes possible. It is very specialist surgery.
Find out what happens before surgery, the people you meet and the exercises you learn.
Read about what you need to take in, what to expect and how you can make it less stressful.
What to expect on the day of your operation.