Kidney cancer care at UCLA


Care for liver cancer patients at UCLA is provided by UCLA Health’s UCLA Kidney Cancer Program.

Established in 1989, the UCLA Kidney Cancer Program is one of the first comprehensive kidney cancer programs in the United States. The program’s expert team provides state-of-the-art care to patients with kidney cancer, in a convenient and coordinated multidisciplinary setting within the UCLA Institute of Urologic Oncology.

Make an appointment

Please call the UCLA Cancer Hotline at 888-ONC-UCLA (888-662-8252) Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

For more information about insurance, billing, patient forms, map and directions, and more, please visit the UCLA Health website.

To refer a patient

If you are a health care professional and would like to refer a patient to the UCLA Kidney Cancer Program, please call our Physician Referral Service at 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (800-825-2631).

You can also visit the UCLA Health website for more information.

Clinical trials for kidney cancer

Clinical trials are a vital step in discovering new treatments for cancer. UCLA doctors conduct clinical research to find new therapies for kidney tumors, and geneticists also work with precision medicine, which uses your DNA to help pinpoint the best treatment for you. By participating in a clinical trial, you will have access to the most innovative care

To search for clinical trials at UCLA, please visit UCLA Health's online clinical trial search tool. You can also call the Clinical Trials Hotline at (855) 731-6040.

The UCLA Institute of Urologic Oncology (IUO) also prides itself on being able to offer patients access to ground-breaking experimental drugs via its Clinical Trials Program. For more information on open trials for kidney cancer, visit the IUO Clinical Trials Program page.

Learn more about kidney cancer

For more information about kidney cancer and its symptoms, risk factors, and screening and treatment options, please visit UCLA Health’s kidney cancer page.

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