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: 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
Highlights from the ESMO Congress 2022
The European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) congress was held in person (for the 1st time in 2 years) and virtually from 9-13 September 2022. The presentations are available to view on the ESMO website if you have previously logged in to the site. The International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) attended the scientific programme to keep abreast of the latest advances in the care and treatment of people with kidney cancer.
Updates from IKCC
Many will know Steve a valued member of our team, please take the time to watch this engaging video where Steve shares his experience of living with #kidneycancer.
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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