Working together to reduce the global burden of kidney cancer

Kidney cancer is a global issue. Every year, 431,000 people worldwide will be diagnosed with kidney cancer.

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World Kidney Cancer Day

16 June 2022 

Save the date for the 6th World Kidney Cancer Day on 16 June 2022. Join patients, families, friends, carers, healthcare professionals, researchers and local kidney cancer organisations from around the world coming together to raise awareness of clinical trials and access to treatment.
Start conversations about how clinical trials can improve access to new treatments for kidney cancer. To improve the lives of kidney cancer patients worldwide ‘We need to talk’.

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Kidney Cancer Highlights from ASCO 2022

This year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting was held both virtually and face-to-face from 3-7 June 2022. The presentations are available to view on the ASCO website. The International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) reviewed the virtual scientific programme to keep abreast of the latest advances in the care and treatment of patients with kidney cancer.

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Mark your calendars 

The Global Kidney Cancer Summit 2022 will be held on 13 -15 October 2022.

We are excited to announce we are planning for an in-person meeting in Milan, Italy.
So many of us have missed being in person with the global kidney cancer community and the energy generated when we are all together. And while we have built and strengthened our connections digitally over the past two years, we’re looking forward to being together again.

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Updates from IKCC

11 hours ago
It was a wonderful first in-person #EAU22 Patient Day. Thanks to all those who have contributed to this day & engaged with us. A special thanks to all who stopped by the Patient Lounge. It was lovely connecting with you in Amsterdam. We hope to see you next year in Milan #EAU23 https://t.co/HuKsalXNsO
11 hours ago
What is Game Changing about RCC? EAU TV covers Kidney Cancer https://t.co/oeGpuV3dbV
14 hours ago
Excellent informative session, working for #kidneycancer patients during #EAU22 @EauPatient session from Dr Patricia Zondervan https://t.co/g9oyJ3v0r0
14 hours ago
“Whatever you decide, there are no wrong decisions, only decisions that are right for you”
Excellent message communicated by Dr van Melick during the @EauPatient shared decision making in #kidneycancer session during #EAU22 https://t.co/UZaVB0u37x
19 hours ago
At #EAU22 Patient Poster Session, @RachelGiles6 shared the @IKCCorg patient survey highlights and how the organization uses evidence based advocacy to improve care for #kidneycancer patients, and the role of this patient data in guideline development https://t.co/vnQ8j8cHA6

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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