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.

Click here for shareable information, graphics and materials about kidney cancer for patient organisations worldwide.

2024 Global Patient Survey

The 2024 IKCC 2024 Global Patient Survey on Kidney Cancer and Growths will launch on 23 September. The survey will have revised and improved questions, as well as new special topic questions on areas of emerging interest. It will be available in 15 languages.

When local efforts are strengthened with a global approach, we can have a great impact on improving the lives of people with kidney cancer.

See past Global Survey results

2024 World Kidney Cancer Day Launched!

World Kidney Cancer Day launched on Thursday 20th June 2024 to great success. The campaign is focused on helping patients and healthcare professionals have better conversations.

The campaign is now live at where you can find social media content and downloadable resources in 15 languages. Thanks to all Partner Organisations and members of the kidney cancer community who made this year’s campaign a great success!


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ASCO 2024 Summary of Kidney Cancer Highlights

We were at ASCO24 in Chicago, US at the beginning of June for one of the world’s most important oncology conferences where new data, research findings and education were presented.

Members of the IKCC Medical Advisory Board have created a patient-friendly summary of highlights related to kidney cancer treatment. It’s our goal to help support patients and carers in their treatment decisions by making the best and most up-to-date information about kidney cancer available.

Highlights Summary can be found here

Did you know?

Kidney cancer is often found by accident.

Kidney cancer is the 14th 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.

Explore Our Global Network

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