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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.

Click here for shareable information, graphics and materials about kidney cancer for patient organisations worldwide.

World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day

The second World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day was a great success.

We are building momentum worldwide, in our first two years we have achieved:

  • 650,000 social media impressions
  • Over 20,000 people have completed the World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day Quiz.
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Global Patient Survey

Together with 25 patient organisations around the world, the IKCC is conducting the first-ever global patient and caregiver survey to better understand the patient experience with kidney cancer. We welcome you to complete the survey in the language of your choice.

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Updates from IKCC

16 hours ago
The EAU @Uroweb Renal Cell Cancer Guidelines Panel and @IKCCorg have released a joint statement on the rejection of ipilimumab–nivolumab for #KidneyCancer by the CHMP https://t.co/8O9F1ccLHe
21 hours ago
Thank you to the nearly 1,000 patients and caregivers who have responded to our survey so far! There's still time to add your voice: https://t.co/1GWhZqMJUB #kidneycancer https://t.co/XUe0GlLUcd

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.

Explore Our Global Network

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In the newsletter we highlight news about kidney cancer diagnosis and treatment, and other relevant discussions.

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