Chapter 9. Renal and Testis Cancer

  1. Chris Dawson Consultant Urological Surgeon2 and
  2. Hugh N. Whitfield Consultant Urological Surgeon3
  1. Paul K. Hegarty Specialist Registrar Urology

Published Online: 29 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312782.ch9

ABC of Urology, Second Edition

ABC of Urology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Hegarty, P. K. (2006) Renal and Testis Cancer, in ABC of Urology, Second Edition (eds C. Dawson and H. N. Whitfield), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312782.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Edith Cavell Hospital, Peterborough, UK

  2. 3

    Harold Hopkins Department of Urology, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139595

Online ISBN: 9781444312782



  • renal and testis cancer;
  • Von Hippel-Lindau disease;
  • radical orchidectomy;
  • abdominal computed tomography;
  • testis cancer, common in men between 15 and 35 years;
  • retroperitoneal dissection of lymph nodes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Renal cancer

  • Testis cancer