Category Archives: Homepage Feature

Any post tagged with this category will be included on the home page, in order of publishing date

First World Kidney Cancer Awareness Day – 22nd June 2017

Why World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day?

June 22 will mark the first World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day – a day where the global kidney cancer community of patients, caregivers, family, health care professionals and patient organisations will raise awareness and funds for kidney cancer.

Kidney cancer is a serious disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people around the world and is resulting in a growing burden and many unanswered questions. The worldwide incidence of kidney cancer is predicted to rise by 22 percent by 2020 and

read more

IKCC Conference, Warsaw, Poland

Our seventh IKCC Conference for kidney cancer patient organisations recently held in Warsaw, Poland was a huge success. The first ever Global Kidney Cancer Awareness Day – Thursday 22nd June 2017 – was officially launched following the keynote address on the ‘Global Burden of Kidney Cancer’ delivered by Prof. Dr. Hendrik van Poppel of Belgium.

During the AGM, Dr. Eric Jonasch, an internationally recognized expert specialising in kidney cancer from Texas, USA and Dr. Elizabeth Perdeaux

read more

IKCC Book of Courage and Hope

We are pleased to present the Book of Courage and Hope. This collection of the stories of patient experiences and the support provided by our affiliates in many of the countries represented among our Affiliates helps to demonstrate the important work of our Affiliates, and of the International Kidney Cancer Coalition in supporting and encouraging those Affiliates. Read about the important work of kidney cancer care around the world.