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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The IKCC at the EAU Annual Meeting 2022

This year’s European Association of Urology (EAU) Annual Meeting was held from 1-4 July 2022 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Members of the IKCC Board and staff attended the meeting, and the IKCC had a booth in the exhibition hall. Here are the highlights from each of these sessions.

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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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Mark your calendars 

The Global Kidney Cancer Summit 2022 will be held on 13 -15 October 2022.

We are excited to announce we are planning for an in-person meeting in Milan, Italy.
So many of us have missed being in person with the global kidney cancer community and the energy generated when we are all together. And while we have built and strengthened our connections digitally over the past two years, we’re looking forward to being together again.

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Updates from IKCC

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If you have #kidneycancer please take the time to complete the survey below and help with this international research. #bypatientsforpatients
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Improving HTA for patients and patient organisations: Views from abroad. Experience and great insights shared by via @YouTube @DebMaskens @KateEMor_ @ZPWLC @MyelomaEurope @LeukaemiaCareUK @IKCCorg
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Congratulations @SamraTurajlic Thank you from the international community for your work in the #kidneycancer field
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust @royalmarsdenNHS
We're so proud to announce that @RoyalMarsdenNHS's Samra Turajlic has received the 2022 @myESMO Translational Research Award for her work on cancer evolution, especially in #kidneycancer. Read more at

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.

Our Global Network

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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