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Drug Information Sheets


Several therapeutics are used to treat advanced kidney cancer. The following Drug Information Sheets and Side Effect Sheets (PDFs) will help you to learn more about these products, including common side effects that users may experience. Watch the related video series.

The information on this page, and all other medical information presented on this site, was developed by our medical advisors (see:, using our publication We Have Kidney Cancer (freely available elsewhere on this site), as the basis. These advisors are primarily responsible for the accuracy of this information.


Understanding Targeted Therapy

Afinitor Avastin IL-2
Interferon Nexavar Sutent
Torisel Votrient Inlyta Opdivo

Understanding Your Lab Results

Diarrhea Dyspepsia Dysphonia
Fatigue Hair Depigmentation Hand Foot Syndrome
Anorexia Hypertension Infection
Taste Disturbance Nausea
Oral Mucositis Pneumonitis

You may find it helpful to print these PDFs before you discuss treatment options with your doctor. The brand names of these products are Registered Trademarks of the manufacturers. You will find additional information on each company’s website.

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