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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2019 World Kidney Cancer Day

On 20 June 2019, patients, friends, carers, health professionals, researchers and local kidney cancer organisations around the world will be celebrating the third World Kidney Cancer Day. This year’s theme is ‘We need to talk’, highlighting the urgent need for more awareness and action on kidney cancer around the globe.

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ASCO 2019:  Kidney Cancer Highlights

The American Society of Clinical Oncology Symposium (ASCO) annual conference was held in Chicago, USA May 31-June 4 2019, and was attended by over 40,000 cancer researchers, clinicians, patient advocates and others.
In this report we will highlight some of the presentations which were of particular interest with respect to the kidney cancer community.

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Updates from IKCC

5 hours ago
Medical Psychiatrist and #KidneyCancer survivor @AdamPhilipStern joins Kidney Cancer Canada and @kcCURE for A DAY OF KIDNEY CANCER TALK on June 20. See full program and details at
5 hours ago
Hättest Du es gewusst: Über 40% der Nierenkrebs-Patienten wissen nicht, an welcher Art von Nierenkrebs sie genau erkrankt sind. "Wir müssen reden" und aufklären!
Mach mit bei unserem Quiz und teile Dein Ergebnis:
#worldkidneycacerday #kidneycancer
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Los patronos de la Fundación Renal ALCER se suman a la campaña "Necesitamos Hablar" con motivo del DÍA MUNDIAL DEL CÁNCER RENAL.
¿Te sumas? CONTESTA el cuestionario en el siguiente enlace y COMPÁRTELO

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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