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Kidneys; Transplant

What potential donors need to know about living kidney donation

Selena Gomez’s lifesaving kidney transplant put organ donation in the spotlight. How we select donors, and answers to FAQs about benefits and risks.

Kidneys; Transplant

Xenotransplantation: How pigs could one day save kidney patients’ lives

Who knew a pig could save the life of someone with kidney disease? With nearly 100,000 people on the kidney transplant waiting list, Parsia Vagefi, M.D., says transplanting pig kidneys into humans could one day eliminate the wait time and save more lives.

Cancer; Kidneys

Immunotherapy for kidney cancer: Using the body as a weapon

Kidney cancer patients may see long-lasting tumor shrinkage with immunotherapy, which uses the immune system as a weapon to fight cancer. Learn more.

Cancer; Kidneys

New immunotherapy drug combination is a significant advancement in kidney cancer therapy

A new immunotherapy drug combination has been dubbed a significant advancement in kidney cancer treatment. The combination of ipilimumab and nivolumab can improve outcomes and quality of life. Learn more.

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