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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Summary of Kidney Cancer Highlights from ASCO GU 2023
This year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancers (ASCO GU) Symposium was held from 16-18 February 2023, in San Francisco, CA, USA. The presentations are available to view on the ASCO website. Some affiliates of the International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) went to the meeting to keep up to date with the care and treatment of patients with kidney cancer. A brief Take home messages section is followed by more in-depth review of selected abstracts.
Save The Date: Thursday 15th June 2023
World Kidney Cancer Day 2023 will take place on Thursday 15th June 2023.
The 2023 campaign is all about providing practical help for patients and caregivers around the world who are living with kidney cancer. The campaign will cover the importance of good nutrition, managing the side effects of treatments, the value of support groups and more. Details of online and video resources and World Kidney Cancer Day events will be announced nearer the time.
Global Kidney Cancer Summit 2023
Updates from IKCC
Dr. Naveen Basappa answers this in the Kidney Cancer Video Knowledge Library – a depository of hundreds of Q&A videos of #kidneycancer symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
Learn more at https://t.co/NqPr9Xlv3z
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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