2018 Annual 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.

ASCO’s 12th Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer

Cancer is one of the world’s most pressing health care challenges. On the whole, research progress from one year to the next is incremental, and true breakthroughs are exceptional. Nevertheless, every year brings new knowledge and insights that help direct further research and ultimately improve the outlook for patients with cancer. Clinical Cancer Advances 2017 highlights the most important clinical advances of the past year and previews where cancer science is headed. Advances highlighted

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2016 ESMO Copenhagen

Berit Eberhardt represented IKCC at the European Society for Medical Oncology conference in Copenhagen, October 2016.

The theme of our booth was “An apple a day … keeps the doctor supporting patients with kidney cancer!”

The booth was very busy!  Berit explained our current and planned projects, and chatted with visitors about clinical trials, 10 for IO, and our growing number of Affiliate groups worldwide.