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.

More details are available here

World Kidney Cancer Day
17 June 2021 

Thank you to everyone who supported our World Kidney Cancer Day campaign. On 17th June 2021 IKCC affiliate organisations 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 and we look forward to sharing the global 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

5 days ago
#kidneycancer expert, Dr Thomas E. Hutson, shares insights on managing adverse events resulting from combination therapy in RCC. via @curetoday
5 days ago
We are excited to be hosting another Meet the Experts Session on 2nd September featuring 2 BHD and kidney cancer experts, Professors Mehdi Mollapour ( @MedMol) and Gennady Bratslavsky. Get your (free!) ticket now: #KidneyCancer #BHDSyndrome #RareDisease
1 week ago
Rate of incisional hernia after minimally invasive and open surgery for #kidneycanceS: a nationwide population-based study from Sweden via @mydocwire
1 week ago
Dr. Monty Pal joins Dr. Toni Choueiri and Dr. Petros Grivas, in a metastatic papillary renal cell carcinoma (pRCC) treatment conversation centered on the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) 1500 PAPMET trial. #kidneycancer

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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