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Kidney Cancer Treatment at Sheba Medical Center

Nowadays, kidney cancer can be diagnosed much earlier than in the past – thanks to advanced technologies, new laboratory tests, and precise imaging techniques. Sheba Medical Center in Israel offers the latest diagnostics and frontline therapies for kidney (renal) cancer. As a result, we can detect kidney cancer when it is at a very early stage, enabling us to administer a variety of effective treatment options.

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Kidney Cancer Treatments

The most common form of kidney cancer is renal cell carcinoma, accounting for approximately 90% of all cases. We offer the following treatment options:

  • Surgery: Abdominal, laparoscopic, and minimally invasive; generally performed when the tumor is less than 7cm
  • Radiation therapy >
  • Chemotherapy: Conventional and targeted
  • Immunotherapy with biologic drugs
  • Targeted therapy

&Why Choose Sheba for Kidney Cancer Treatment?

Extensive Experience

Every year, we perform 1,800 surgeries, have 2,000 inpatient visits (we have 30 adult beds and 10 pediatric beds), and 10,000 outpatient visits

Groundbreaking Therapies

Cutting-edge treatments, research, and new surgical techniques

Highly Qualified Team

All of our surgeons and physicians spent years in intensive training

Affordable Healthcare:

Hospital fees are transparent, with no hidden expenses

Efficient & Comfortable

A personal coordinator from the International Medical Tourism Division will assist you throughout every step of your stay at Sheba


Strong connections with premier cancer research centers, such as Weizmann Institute and Tel Aviv University

Sheba Medical Center A Leader in Medicine and Biotechnological Innovation

Established in 1948, Sheba Medical Center is the Middle East's largest and leading medical center. For the fifth year in a row, Sheba has been ranked by Newsweek as one of the world’s best hospitals and smart hospitals, as well as a world leader in gastroenterology, neurology, and cardiology. Known for its excellence in patient-centric care, Sheba offers a wide range of medical divisions and specialties, with dedicated acute care, rehabilitation, gynecology and obstetrics, oncology, pediatrics, and cardiology hospitals and centers. Our highly qualified specialists are involved in innovative treatments and cutting-edge research programs, enabling us to offer patients personalized medical care and advanced life-saving technology to patients worldwide.

Special Technologies at Sheba

Kidney-Sparing Laser Treatment

We currently offer a progressive, powerful type of laser surgery for the removal of urological tumors. As opposed to older techniques, this dual laser procedure spares urinary organs, preserves kidney tissue, and controls bleeding. The recovery time is much faster, the complication rate is lower, and life expectancies are longer. In addition, the need for repeat operations is substantially reduced. Currently, this minimally-invasive laser system is used in only a handful of medical centers around the world.

Quality of Care:

Our Team of Doctors

Dr Nir Kleinmann, MD

Senior Physician at the Department of Urology

Dr. Kleinmann, Senior Physician at the Department of Urology, Sheba Medical Center, is a highly qualified specialist, MD graduate from the Hadassah Medical School, who has completed research fellowship in the field of Kidney Cancer at the McMaster University, Canada and Endourology fellowship at the Thomas Jefferson University, USA. Dr. Kleinmann is a member of the Israeli and European Urology Association.

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Jacob Ramon

Jacob Ramon, MD

Head of the Department of Urology

Prof. Ramon received his medical degree from the Hadassah School of Medicine at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He completed his specialization in Urology at the Sheba Medical Center and Advanced training in Reconstructive Urological Surgery and Uro-Oncology at Duke University, USA, at St. Jean Toulouse University, and at Bichat Hospital, Paris. He has authored dozens of medical publications.

Patient-Centric Care

Our treatment is wholly integrative, with all diagnostic and treatment centers combined in a single, high-tech facility. First-rate specialists from numerous departments join together to design individualized, compassionate care. We believe a holistic approach is the best way to enhance each patient’s overall physical and mental health.

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Sheba Medical Center provides innovative, personalized medical care to patients from around the world. We are the largest, most comprehensive hospital in the Middle East and dedicated to providing advanced and compassionate medicine for everyone.

We welcome all cases, including the rarest and the most challenging. Our medical teams collaborate to provide the best possible health outcomes. From your initial inquiry through the long-term follow-up care, we are here for you.

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