Making treatment decisions

Understanding your diagnosis

Find out what to expect when you first visit your doctor. You can also understand what might help your medical team to plan your treatment if you do have cancer.

  • General information

    Just been diagnosed

    Just been diagnosed with cancer? We're here for you every step of the way. There are many ways we can help.

  • Kidney cancer (renal cancer)

    Staging and grading

    The stage and grade of the cancer describes its size, whether it has spread and how quickly it may develop.

  • General information

    My Cancer Treatment

    Macmillan is supporting a new online tool to help you make decisions about your treatment and care. The tool currently only covers England.

  • Kidney cancer (renal cancer)

    Treatment overview for early and locally advanced kidney cancer

    Different treatments are available to treat kidney cancer. The choice of treatment depends on the size and spread of the cancer.