The Most Advanced Care for Kidney Cancer

As a leading provider of cancer care in New Jersey our specialists offer the most advanced diagnostic and treatment options for kidney Cancer. Through our partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, patients have access to complex surgical techniques, clinical trials, precision medicine, immunotherapy, and innovative radiation therapy procedures.

Types of Kidney Cancer

There are several types of kidney cancer including the following:

  • Renal Cell Carcinoma: Also known as renal cell cancer (RCC), this type of kidney cancer accounts for about nine out of 10 cases. Typically, it begins as a single tumor but it can grow to include two or more tumors in a kidney. Within this type of cancer, other subsets exist: clear cell renal cell carcinoma, papillary renal cell carcinoma, chromophobe renal cell carcinoma, and other rare RCCs such as collecting duct RCC, multilocular cystic RCC, medullary carcinoma, mucinous tubular and spindle cell carcinoma, and neuroblastoma-associated RCC. Some are labeled as unclassified as they do not fit into any of those categories.

  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma: These are also called urothelial carcinomas and begin in the renal pelvis lining.

  • Wilms Tumor (Nephroblastoma): These types of kidney cancer are often seen in children.

  • Renal Sarcoma: Though rare, these kidney cancers originate in the kidney’s connective tissue or blood vessels.

  • Benign (Noncancerous) Kidney Tumors: RWJBarnabas Health also treats noncancerous kidney tumors at our kidney cancer treatment hospitals in NJ. To destroy these tumors, we often use some of the same treatments that cancer patients receive such as surgery, radiofrequency ablation and arterial embolization.

To contact one of New Jersey’s best kidney cancer specialists call
844-CANCERNJ or 844-226-2376.

Patient Stories

  • With their complicated surgeries behind them, Patangi Amin and Ana Costa reflect on their experiences, sharing what has made them stronger.

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  • "I realize how important the human connection is—for example, when somebody holds your hand during a biopsy, or when you come back from surgery and the nurses put their hand on your head and say everything will be fine. A patient should be treated like a ...

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  • Nearly three years post-transplant, Lael was finally able to thank her donor face-to-face during a heart-warming ceremony at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where the transplant took place.

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300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
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300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
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600 River Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
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4013 Route 9
Suite 2S
Howell, NJ 07731
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600 River Ave
Lakewood, NJ 08701
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16 East 29th Street
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(973) 926-7280
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166 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7300
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310 Route 34 South
Second Floor
Colts Neck, NJ 07722
(732) 923-7700
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1 Clara Maass Drive
Belleville, NJ 07109
(973) 450-2000
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Community Medical Center
99 Highway 37 West
Toms River, NJ 08755
(732) 557-8000
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201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
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201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
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300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 923-7700
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377 Jersey Avenue
Ground Floor, Medical Office Building
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(877) 393-5374
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368 Lakehurst Rd
1st Floor
Toms River, NJ 08755
(732) 557-8146
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560 Springfield Ave
Westfield, NJ 07090
(973) 322-7020
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173 Essex Ave
Metuchen, NJ 08840
(732) 494-0415
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200 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-7000
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355 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 915-2000
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100 State Route 36 West
West Long Branch, NJ 07764
(732) 923-6575
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200 South Orange Avenue
Suite 102
Livingston, NJ 07039
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277 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 235-6700
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123 Church Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 235-2052
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125 Paterson Street.
Clinical Academic Building (CAB)
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 235-6200
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800 Bunn Drive
Suite 303
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 655-5178
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18 Centre Drive
Clinical Academic Building (CAB)
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(609) 655-5178
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2575 Klockner Road
Hamilton Township, NJ 08690
(609) 631-6960
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195 Little Albany Street
First Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 937-8588
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200 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
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RWJ University Hospital Hamilton
1 Hamilton Health Place
Hamilton, NJ 08690
(609) 586-7900
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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
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865 Stone Street
Rahway, NJ 07065
(732) 381-4200
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RWJ University Hospital Somerset
110 Rehill Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 685-2200
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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
195 Little Albany St.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 235-2465
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