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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World Kidney Cancer Day
16 June 2022
Save the date for the 6th World Kidney Cancer Day on 16 June 2022. Join patients, families, friends, carers, healthcare professionals, researchers and local kidney cancer organisations from around the world coming together to raise awareness of clinical trials and access to treatment.
Start conversations about how clinical trials can improve access to new treatments for kidney cancer. To improve the lives of kidney cancer patients worldwide ‘We need to talk’.
Kidney Cancer Highlights from ASCO 2022
This year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting was held both virtually and face-to-face from 3-7 June 2022. The presentations are available to view on the ASCO website. The International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) reviewed the virtual scientific programme to keep abreast of the latest advances in the care and treatment of patients with kidney cancer.
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Updates from IKCC
It was a wonderful first in-person #EAU22 Patient Day. Thanks to all those who have contributed to this day & engaged with us. A special thanks to all who stopped by the Patient Lounge. It was lovely connecting with you in Amsterdam. We hope to see you next year in Milan #EAU23 https://t.co/HuKsalXNsO
At #EAU22 Patient Poster Session, @RachelGiles6 shared the @IKCCorg patient survey highlights and how the organization uses evidence based advocacy to improve care for #kidneycancer patients, and the role of this patient data in guideline development https://t.co/vnQ8j8cHA6
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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