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Kidney Cancer

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 7913, tabled on 26 May 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of clinical guidance for the (a) diagnosis, (b) treatment and (c) management of kidney cancer.

Answered on

7 June 2021

No recent assessment has been made.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) clinical guidance on diagnosis, treatment and management of kidney cancer was developed through standard process, by independent committees made up of health and care professionals, people who use services, and carers.

The clinical guidance for kidney (Renal) cancer is available at the following link:

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng12/chapter/1-Recommendations-organised-by-site-of-cancer#urological-cancers

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