Working together to reduce the global burden of kidney cancer

Kidney cancer is a global issue. Every year, 338,000 people worldwide will be diagnosed with kidney cancer.

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ESMO Highlights 2019

Summary of Kidney Cancer Take-Home Messages from ESMO 2019

Over 28,000 people attended the ESMO (European Society of Medical Oncology) meeting in Barcelona from 27 September – 01 October. The International Kidney Cancer Coalition was present with a booth to raise awareness and to also attend medical and patient advocacy sessions.

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Save the date: World Kidney Cancer Day 2020

On 18 June 2020, we will be celebrating the fourth World Kidney Cancer Day. The 2020 theme will once again be ‘We need to talk’, highlighting the urgent need for more awareness and action on kidney cancer around the globe.

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Did you know?

Kidney cancer is often found by accident.

Kidney cancer is the 12th most prevalent cancer worldwide.

About 59 per cent of kidney cancer cases occur in more developed countries.

Our Global Network

IKCC welcomes every organisation that has an interest in kidney cancer and who pledges to conform to our Code of Conduct. We extend an open invitation to become part of this international network.

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