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.

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2019 IKCC Annual Conference
4th – 6th April 2019, Lisbon Portugal

Our 9th international conference for kidney cancer patient organisations will be held in Lisbon from 4th-6th April 2019. Over 50 patient advocates from 25 countries will come together to hear the latest information regarding the diagnosis, treatment and management of kidney cancer. The conference also allows patient organisations to share best practices, exchange experiences and work with us to reduce the global burden of kidney cancer.

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GU ASCO 2019 Highlights

Approximately 4000 people attended physically, but several hundred other people attended virtually. Saturday Feb 16th was almost entirely dedicated to kidney cancer, and researchers, urologists, and medical oncologists over the whole world followed the news and presentations through social media and news reports.


Read on for a summary of kidney cancer take-home messages from
GU ASCO 2019.

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Updates from IKCC

20 hours ago
Where's Waldo? Great slide to explain scientific rationale for #neoadjuvant immunotherapy clinical trials like Prosper-RCC One infusion b4 surgery. No placebo. #KidneyCancer @IKCCtrials
Brian Shuch, MD @KidneyCancerDoc
Prelim slide for talk. ProsperRCC led by @LaurenCHarshman @allaf_mo It’s just a single dose, “why wouldn’t you do it?” We need to push this To the finish line! @DrChoueiri @DebMaskens @montypal @virajmaster @neerajaiims I hope our SWOG GU team can out accrue our ECOG friends 🙂
2 days ago
Pedro Barata, membro da comissão científica do Kidney Cancer Experts Meeting, fará também uma comunicação sobre Next Generation Sequencing no tratamento do cancro do rim avançado. #ikcc #kidneycancer
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3 days ago
Agreed! @montypal: “Let's Get More Patients With Rare Tumors Into #clinicaltrials
#ThinkTreatment #Thinktrials
Paulo G Bergerot @PauloBergerot
Today the @ASCOPost brings @montypal talking about #rarecancers - papillary #kidneycancer
The #PAPMET - @SWOG S1500 clinical trial was highlighted
“Let's Get More Patients With Rare Tumors Into #clinicaltrials



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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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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