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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2020 Global Kidney Cancer Summit

The IKCC’s Global Kidney Cancer Summit planned for Singapore in April will be postponed and moved to Europe in the fall of 2020.

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Summary of Kidney Cancer Take-Home Messages from ASCO GU 2020

Over 4,000 delegates attended the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Genitourinary (GU) Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, 13-15 February 2020. The International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) was present with a booth to raise awareness, and also attended many of the 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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Updates from IKCC

3 days ago
Possibly helpful to other #kidneycancer patient organisations: Canada's HTA agency recommends public reimbursement of pembro+axi in 1st line mrcc given clinical conditions and pricing negotiations:
7 days ago
Thank you @RCCadvocate and @kcCURE for reaching out and involving #kidneycancer patients in this important advocacy work. We stand together, mourn together as a community. RIP @LauraLoughlin4
1 week ago
Plus de 4 000 délégués ont participé au Symposium de l’American Society of Clinical Oncology sur les cancers génito-urinaires à San Francisco du 13 au 15 février 2020. @IKCCorg était présente et a rédigé ce sommaire pour la communauté du #CancerDuRein -
2 weeks ago
Important initiative: Survey for healthcare professionals from #COVIDー19 Cancer Consortium of over 30 healthcare institutions aims to gather and share information #kidneycancer #covid19

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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