Immuno-oncology (IO) therapy is a new (and old) way to treat cancer by activating your immune system in the hope that it will attack your tumour. Our sister site ‘10-for-IO’ is a central resource for patient organisations to access information about immuno-oncology specifically as it applies to renal cell carcinoma. Click here for more information.
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.
Our International Kidney Cancer Patient Charter was created to ensure that the more than one million people living with kidney cancer worldwide have access to the best available treatment, care, information and support. The Charter is based on a survey extended to 34 patient group leaders with a special interest in kidney cancer, located in 20 countries spread over 6 continents.
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
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.
7th International Kidney Cancer Coalition Conference
Warsaw, Poland 6th, 7th & 8th April 2017
Our seventh IKCC Conference for kidney cancer patient organisations will be held in Warsaw, Poland on 6th, 7th & 8th April 2017.
Our conference will bring together cancer patient group leaders from around the world to share best practices, exchange experiences and work together to improve the lives of kidney cancer patients wherever they live. Read more
The main goals of our conference will