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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Save the Date: Global Kidney Cancer Summit 2020
We’re pleased to announce dates for IKCC’s first virtual Global Kidney Cancer Summit. The online conference will be held over four days with a variety of keynote presentations, plenary sessions and networking opportunities.
- Thursday, October 29
- Friday, November 6
- Thursday, November 19
- Monday, November 30
Highlights from the ASCO 2020 Virtual Scientific Programme
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting was held virtually from 29-31 May 2020. 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.
COVID-19 Cancer-Related Resources
Updates from IKCC
A: If an intermediate risk level patient is otherwise fit and healthy, kidney cancer surgery can proceed as planned. It is recommended to not postpone surgery.
#COVID19 #coronavirus #kidneycancer #cancerpatients @IKCCorg https://t.co/Wgt0wXUQTU
@WorldBladderCan @ovariancancerco @GlobalCRC @theIBTA @knowyournodes @globalungcancer Great to work positively in real collaboration with other global cancer coalitions to reinforce the patient voice. The effect on cancer patient communities cannot be over estimated - serious work is needed to re-establish patient confidence #kidneycancer #allpatientsmatter
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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