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.

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Save the Date: Global Kidney Cancer Summit 2020

We’re pleased to announce dates for IKCC’s first virtual Global Kidney Cancer Summit. The online conference will be held over four days with a variety of keynote presentations, plenary sessions and networking opportunities.

  • Thursday, October 29
  • Friday, November 6
  • Thursday, November 19
  • Monday, November 30
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Highlights from the ASCO 2020 Virtual Scientific Programme

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting was held virtually from 29-31 May 2020. 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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COVID-19 Cancer-Related Resources

The COVID-19 global pandemic is affecting people around the world and is of great concern to many cancer patients. In addition to information about the virus and how to protect ourselves, kidney cancer patients need information about cancer treatment, follow-up care and other cancer-specific details about managing our health during the pandemic.

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Updates from IKCC

12 hours ago
A: If an intermediate risk level patient is otherwise fit and healthy, kidney cancer surgery can proceed as planned. It is recommended to not postpone surgery.

#COVID19 #coronavirus #kidneycancer #cancerpatients @IKCCorg
12 hours ago
Join us July 15th when #KidneyCAN President & Co-Founder Bryan Lewis shares his story. Register for the webinar now: Importance of a Kidney Cancer Patients Diet with Roberto Pili, MD (Copy)
12 hours ago
@WorldBladderCan @ovariancancerco @GlobalCRC @theIBTA @knowyournodes @globalungcancer Great to work positively in real collaboration with other global cancer coalitions to reinforce the patient voice. The effect on cancer patient communities cannot be over estimated - serious work is needed to re-establish patient confidence #kidneycancer #allpatientsmatter
12 hours ago
@DebMaskens @CADTH_ACMTS No decision about us without us !! It trips off the tongue so easily, but more difficult to put into action it seems !
3 days ago
A new biomarker test shows promise in early detection for kidney cancer. Read more here: #kidneycancer #unstoppabletogether

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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