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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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.
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.
Updates from IKCC
@ZiadBakouny @DrChoueiri @OncLive @DanaFarberNews @DanaFarber_GU @Chrislabaki1 @montypal @BraunMDPhD @kidneycan @KidneyCancer @DrChoueiri .....and congratulations and huge thanks from all the #kidneycancer patients and their families you have helped over the years.
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 https://t.co/CmUMtMQ7Tq
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 https://t.co/53UnqkyyLq via @onclive
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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