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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Highlights from the ESMO Virtual Congress 2021
The European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) congress was held virtually from 16-21 September 2021. 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 virtual scientific programme to keep abreast of the latest advances in the care and treatment of people with kidney cancer.
2021 Global Kidney Cancer Summit
World Kidney Cancer Day 2021
Thank you to everyone who supported our World Kidney Cancer Day campaign. On 17th June 2021 patients, local kidney cancer organisations and health care professionals 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, click “Read more” for more information and the full campaign report.
Updates from IKCC
L’ @IKCCorg a participé à la réunion annuelle de l'ESMO et a résumé les faits saillants afin que la communauté du #cancerdurein soit au courant des dernières avancées en matière de soins et de traitement. Consultez le résumé: https://t.co/ixNJJA4bZi https://t.co/nlkz1UCSDH
#kidneycancer patients, now more than ever, it is important to advocate for yourself. If you are worried, please contact your doctor today to discuss your situation and press for getting the right tests and treatment, cancer doesn't wait.......
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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