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Urology Services

Kidney Cancer Service

The most common symptoms of kidney cancer are blood in your urine and/or pain in your side. Some people experience loss of appetite and weight, and unexplained tiredness. 

If your GP feels that your symptoms may indicate kidney cancer, you will be referred to see one of our consultant urologists either in the Haematuria Clinic or in the main Outpatient Department at the Freeman Hospital.

We run four haematuria clinics a week at the Freeman Hospital. We also hold other local clinics at:

  • North Tyneside General Hospital
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead
  • Wansbeck General Hospital
  • Hexham General Hospital

The Newcastle Haematuria Clinic is held in the Urology Investigation Suite at the Freeman Hospital. 

If you are referred to see a consultant urologist in the Freeman Hospital outpatient clinic, this is held in the main Outpatient Department at the Freeman Hospital

More information

You can get more information about our Kidney Cancer Service, including:

  • tests you could expect, such as:
    • kidney ultrasound scan
    • CT x-ray scan
  • websites for more information
  • contacts if you would like to speak to someone.

For more information about our Kidney Cancer Service, please see the Newcastle Urology website.


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