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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2022 Global Patient Survey on Kidney Cancer Now Open
The International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) in partnership with patient organisations around the world have launched the 2022 Global Patient Survey. All patients, carers and survivors are encouraged to share their experiences and insights living with kidney cancer in the online survey.
Highlights from the ESMO Congress 2022
The European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) congress was held in person (for the 1st time in 2 years) and virtually from 9-13 September 2022. The presentations are available to view on the ESMO website if you have previously logged in to the site. The International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) attended the 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
Excellent overview of personalized decision making for #kidneycancer from @katy_beckermann @VUMCHemOnc - highlights #IMDC criteria, pattern of metastatic spread, patient-level comorbidities. #GDUGU2022 @GreatDebatesCME https://t.co/pmCxjzDqxA
A broad overview on treatment sequences for refractory #kidneycancer from @bergsa83 newly @DanaFarber_GU - covering lenvatinib/everolimus, tivozanib, belzutifan, lenvatinib-pembro in previously treated disease and ongoing trials. Important to find effective treatments! #GDUGU2022 https://t.co/pxkJPZz8Xd
#KCRS22 Oral Abstract Session: @srviswanathan @DanaFarber analyses the epigenetic and transcriptional profiles of translocation #kidneycancer, identifying potential determinants of resistance to targeted therapies
📕Optimal Duration of Therapy in Metastatic RCC: Exploring Treatment-Free Survival with Checkpoint Inhibitors. #CheckMate214
@graygray025 @DrChrisHoimes @Daniel_J_George @MRHarrisonMD @RenalCellCarcinoma #KidneyCancer https://t.co/Xvd3RlzyW4
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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