Category Archives: Affiliates News

KCCure to award large research grant

by Susan Poteat and Hans Hammers, M.D.

KCCure is pleased to announce an inaugural Request for Applications for a $100,000 Grant Award to fund innovative high-risk, high-impact ideas for kidney cancer research.  The application deadline is March 15, 2017.  The grant will be awarded in April 2017, and funding will cover a research project for a two year period.  Investigators representing academic research centers within the United States are eligible to apply.

Proposed projects should develop

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Canada Honours Deb Maskens and the late Tony Clark

Two Canadians diagnosed with kidney cancer who filled a gap in the Canadian health care system received Meritorious Service Decorations June 23, 2016, from Canada’s Governor General David Johnston at a ceremony in Ottawa.

Deb Maskens and the late Tony Clark, the founders of Kidney Cancer Canada, received the decorations in recognition of the support they have provided to thousands of Canadians touched by kidney cancer.  They are part of a

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