So what "process" does a doctor follow to determine the appropriate treatment for kidney cancer? I asked Memorial Sloan Kettering's Dr. James Hsieh about this and he sent the attached graphic. For those without 20/40 vision, I describe the graphic here.
Rarekidneycancer.org specialists publish "Recommendations for the Management of Rare Kidney Cancers" in European Urology
Spearheaded by Axel Bex and Rachel Giles, a group of rare kideney cancer specialists recently published a definitive peer-reviewed paper "Recommendations for the Management of Rare Kidney Cancers" in European Urology.
Ramaprasad Srinivasan MD, PhD provides a good overview of current treatment options.
Presented at the 2016 GUASCO conference in San Francisco