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ESMO Highlights from the International Kidney Cancer Coalition

Note: The following summary was prepared by patient advocates for the benefit of patient organisations who focus on kidney cancer. While this summary has been medically reviewed, the information contained herein is based upon public data shared at this meeting and is not intended to be exhaustive. Patients should ask their physician about any information that pertains to their care.

Summary of Kidney Cancer Take-Home Messages from ESMO 2017

Over 24,000 people attended the ESMO (European Society of Medical Oncology) meeting in Madrid from September 8–12

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First World Kidney Cancer Awareness Day – 22nd June 2017

On 22 June, 2017 the global kidney cancer community of patients, caregivers, families, healthcare professionals and patient organisations came together to celebrate our inaugural World Kidney Cancer Q & A Day.

Our aim was to raise much needed awareness of kidney cancer around the world by asking those who visited our website to take the brief 7 question Quiz.  Over 11,000 people from Ghana to Australia completed our seven-question online Quiz and helped raise funds at the same time.  A report

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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

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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.