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

2 days ago
New videos uploaded to the Kidney Cancer Video Knowledge Library. https://t.co/m45X8kOj56.

The Video Knowledge Library – a depository of hundreds of Q&A videos of #kidneycancer symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options. See all videos at https://t.co/StwiAv9MAR https://t.co/EuagM6YcFx
2 days ago
Lots of discussion in #kidneycancer patient community about this paper (30.9% partial nephrectomies were for benign masses in US.) Need to work together on communication strategies to avoid over-treatment, harms https://t.co/pOnC8a055W
4 days ago
30% of partial nephrectomies in the US are for benign disease.
We offer biopsy to all patients with enhancing small renal masses @RoyalFreeNHS. This has almost eliminated the complications and costs of over treatment... https://t.co/VYMDhMA50g

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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