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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2020 Global Kidney Cancer Summit

The IKCC’s Global Kidney Cancer Summit planned for Singapore in April will be postponed and moved to Europe in the fall of 2020.

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Summary of Kidney Cancer Take-Home Messages from ASCO GU 2020

Over 4,000 delegates attended the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Genitourinary (GU) Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, 13-15 February 2020. The International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) was present with a booth to raise awareness, and also attended many of the medical and patient advocacy sessions.

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Save the date: World Kidney Cancer Day 2020

On 18 June 2020, we will be celebrating the fourth World Kidney Cancer Day. The 2020 theme will once again be ‘We need to talk’, highlighting the urgent need for more awareness and action on kidney cancer around the globe.

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Updates from IKCC

8 hours ago
New: We've posted plain language #kidneycancer research highlights fresh from #GU20. With thanks to @DrCraigGedye, @RachelGiles6 and our Medical Advisory Board. #clinicaltrials
9 hours ago
#kidneycancer treatment developments from the recent ASCO GU conference, brought to you by the team at @IKCCorg
16 hours ago
Nouvelle parution de notre support d'information dédié aux patients et à leurs accompagnants. A.R.Tu.R. & vous, c'est par ici : Bonne lecture ! #cancer #rein #kidneycancer #cancerdurein

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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