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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Save the Date

IKCC’s Global Kidney Cancer Summit will be held on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th September. The primary focus of the global conference will be building, maintaining and strengthening the connection throughout the global kidney cancer community.

Affiliate Organisations and patient advocacy groups will come together to learn from each other, share successes and challenges and help build capacity across the network. The conference will also include Highlights from ESMO and IKCC’s Annual General Meeting.

More details are available here

World Kidney Cancer Day 2021 

Thank you to everyone who supported our World Kidney Cancer Day campaign. On 17th June 2021 patients, local kidney cancer organisations and health care professionals from around the world came together to raise awareness of how important it is ‘to talk about how we’re feeling’. The campaign was a tremendous success, click “Read more” for more information and the full campaign report.

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Summary of Kidney Cancer Take-Home Messages from ASCO 2021

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Meeting was again held virtually from 4-8 June 2021. The virtual presentations are available to view on the ASCO website. The International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) attended the virtual scientific programme to keep abreast of the latest advances in the care and treatment of people with kidney cancer.

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Updates from IKCC

2 days ago
Huge congratulations to everyone and to @DrChoueiri in particular!

Can't think of anyone better to be named a giant of cancer care.
Defeating #RCC 1 trial at a time!

@OncLive @DanaFarberNews @DanaFarber_GU @Chrislabaki1 @montypal @BraunMDPhD @kidneycan @KidneyCancer @IKCCorg
2 days ago
Improved Communication Needed.The IKCC global patient survey consisted of 35 questions focused on the diagnosis, management, & burden of RCC. It was distributed in 13 different languages to 2,012 #kidneycancer patients/carers in 41 countries via @onclive
3 days ago
Just about 1 hr until the opening session #ESMO2021 Make sure you've got these sessions on your program this weekend. #WECANwatch
3 days ago
Pembrolizumab/axitinib benefit in #kidneycancer in pivotal trial update via @urologytimes

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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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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