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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Global Kidney Cancer Summit 2020

The 10th annual Global Kidney Cancer Summit – the only international conference for organisations representing patients with kidney cancer will be held over four days throughout October and November.  For the first time, the conference will be held virtually, bringing together the global patient advocate community to learn, share and explore ways to improve the lives of people affected by kidney cancer.

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2020 Global Patient Survey now OPEN

IKCC’s Global Patient Survey is a biennial survey designed to identify geographic variations in patients’ experience to highlight best practices and unmet needs related to patients’ access to care, quality of life and involvement in clinical trials. Take the survey in one of 13 languages here: Global Patient Survey

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COVID-19 Cancer-Related Resources

The COVID-19 global pandemic is affecting people around the world and is of great concern to many cancer patients. In addition to information about the virus and how to protect ourselves, kidney cancer patients need information about cancer treatment, follow-up care and other cancer-specific details about managing our health during the pandemic.

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Updates from IKCC

2 hours ago
We have a fantastic line up for Day 4; the final day of our #IKCC2020 global #kidneycancer (virtual) conference. Please join us from 11.00hrs GMT Monday 30th Nov. and chat with patient group leaders from around the world, 1st session at 11.30hrs GMT https://t.co/aza8AsIzyp https://t.co/whLbKLO48t
5 hours ago
We have a fantastic line up for Day 4; the final day of our #IKCC2020 global #kidneycancer (virtual) conference. Please join us from 11.00hrs GMT Monday 30th Nov. and chat with patient group leaders from around the world, 1st session at 11.30hrs GMT https://t.co/aza8AsIzyp https://t.co/DvuhC9l6zK
8 hours ago
We have a fantastic line up for Day 4; the final day of our #IKCC2020 global #kidneycancer (virtual) conference. Please join us from 11.00hrs GMT Monday 30th Nov. and chat with patient group leaders from around the world, 1st session at 11.30hrs GMT https://t.co/aza8AsqYGR https://t.co/ikaOe5eq50
12 hours ago
We have a fantastic line up for Day 4; the final day of our #IKCC2020 global #kidneycancer (virtual) conference. Please join us from 11.00hrs GMT Monday 30th Nov. and chat with patient group leaders from around the world, 1st session at 11.30hrs GMT https://t.co/aza8AsIzyp https://t.co/7dHne4o1W5
2 days ago
#EAU21: Call for Patient Posters

We welcome patient advocates to participate by submitting a poster abstract. https://t.co/AYBMQv3t4o. Present your work in Milan, 9-12 July 2021. https://t.co/FQUpNtfwih

@europa_uomo @BladderCancerUK @IKCCorg @WFIP_Official @EAUNurses @Uroweb

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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