This book covers the field of renal cell cancer from diagnostics, cancer research, molecular biology, immunology and clinical management. It provides an overview of new information concerning epidemiology, molecular and immunologic characteristics and surgical therapy. The state-of-the-art reference work covering renal cell cancer in its full extent currently on the market, it presents every aspect on the topic, new data and techniques, with a special focus on the latest diagnostic tests, genetic counseling, surgery including laparoscopy and minimally invasive therapies. Special topics are included, such as advanced disease, special situations, pain management and palliative care and follow-up. A significant part of the book deals with immuno- and chemotherapy and expected developments in the field. This is the reference work on this topic for urologists as well as oncologists.