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

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KEYNOTE-426: Among patients with untreated advanced renal-cell carcinoma, treatment with pembrolizumab plus axitinib resulted in significantly longer overall survival and progression-free survival, as well as a higher objective response rate, than treatment with sunitinib. #GU19
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Auf dem ASCO #GU19 präsentierte @KidneyCancerDoc wann genetische Tests für #nierenkrebs Patienten sinnvoll ist - der wichtigste Punkt ist ein Alter unter 46 Jahren. Wichtig ist auch die Patienten vor genetischen Tests gut zu beraten. https://t.co/aYwxYvxaxa
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Important role for #kidneycancer patient organisations to inform RCC patients who fit criteria for genetic screening; dx under 46, rare subtypes, bilateral etc @IKCCorg https://t.co/ecrpm7vIa6

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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