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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IKCC’s Global Kidney Cancer Summit will be held on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th September. The primary focus of the global conference will be building, maintaining and strengthening the connection throughout the global kidney cancer community.

Affiliate Organisations and patient advocacy groups will come together to learn from each other, share successes and challenges and help build capacity across the network. The conference will also include Highlights from ESMO and IKCC’s Annual General Meeting.

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World Kidney Cancer Day 2021 

Thank you to everyone who supported our World Kidney Cancer Day campaign. On 17th June 2021 patients, local kidney cancer organisations and health care professionals from around the world came together to raise awareness of how important it is ‘to talk about how we’re feeling’. The campaign was a tremendous success, click “Read more” for more information and the full campaign report.

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Summary of Kidney Cancer Take-Home Messages from ASCO 2021

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Meeting was again held virtually from 4-8 June 2021. The virtual presentations are available to view on the ASCO website. The International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) attended the virtual scientific programme to keep abreast of the latest advances in the care and treatment of people with kidney cancer.

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Updates from IKCC

32 minutes ago
One month until the first virtual BHD Symposium, bringing together BHD communities from around the world! Register for the patient-focused sessions here: https://t.co/7Z8QWaXYK0

We can’t wait to see you there!
#RareDisease #BHDsyndrome #KidneyCancer https://t.co/CqpueBXX6u
33 minutes ago
This is a thoughtful slide by @brian_rini regarding #QOL in patients enrolled to adjuvant kidney cancer trials. #ESMO21 @myESMO https://t.co/Vgc9u5tfet
36 minutes ago
Team Finland is ready for the Global #IKCC2021 Summit @IKCCorg. On Friday, I’ll talk about the current update process of the #kidneycancer #patientguide @Syopapotilaat. Excited to attend & network w/ the community. https://t.co/HWd38RwHdl
1 day ago
IKCC’s Global #kidneycancer Summit will be held on Friday 24th & Sat.25th Sept. and will focus on learning from each other, sharing our successes and challenges and helping to build capacity across IKCC including updates from ESMO https://t.co/aza8AsqYGR
1 day ago
@campaign4cancer We are looking forward to you joining us for what will be a great patient led summit "by patients, for patients"

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.

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