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.

Click here for shareable information, graphics and materials about kidney cancer for patient organisations worldwide.

ESMO Highlights 2018

Over 26,000 people attended the ESMO (European Society of Medical Oncology) meeting in Munich from October 19-23. The International Kidney Cancer Coalition was present with a booth to raise awareness and to also attend medical and patient advocacy sessions.

Read on for a summary of kidney cancer take-home messages from ESMO 2018.

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

Our 9th IKCC Conference will bring together patient organisations from around the world to share best practices, exchange experiences and further our work together to reduce the global burden of kidney cancer.

If you are interested to attend please email events@ikcc.org for more information.

For further information on our past conferences please read more…

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Updates from IKCC

5 days ago
@IKCCorg Agree @IKCCorg Age alone should not guide treatment decisions in the elderly. A thorough evaluation including geriatric & frailty scales is adviced in older patients w #kidneycancer
5 days ago
Differentiating "Frailty" from Age. We have had many discussions about what constitutes "the elderly" in RCC. Agree @DrFRodriguezCov? #kidneycancer https://t.co/RAseJ9ki2h
Selcuk Erdem @Selcuk__Erdem
Great talk on frailty in #RCC patients by #EAUYAU renal cancer group chair @u_capitanio #EMUC18 https://t.co/04ph4dLrw9
5 days ago
@AlbigesL#EMUC18 inmunotherapy as first line therapeutic option ni all risk RCC, bit with different Outcomes. https://t.co/qKTmFnsxuU

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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