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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Summary of Kidney Cancer Take-Home Messages from ASCO GU 2021
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary (ASCO GU) Symposium was held virtually from 11-13 February 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.
2021 World Kidney Cancer Day
‘We need to talk about how we’re feeling’ is the theme for World Kidney Cancer Day 2021. Save the date on 17 June 2021 and join patients, families, friends, carers, health professionals, researchers and local kidney cancer organisations from around the world to raise awareness and reduce the global burden of kidney cancer.
COVID-19 Cancer-Related Resources
Updates from IKCC
#kidneycancer Microwave ablation might be considered in the management of small renal masses as a safe and effective treatment method. However, further studies are required to assess the patient population that would most benefit from microwave ablation. https://t.co/YGfVFJZ6No
We're pleased to announce the virtual launch of the #TimeToActCancer campaign 👇
'Don't let #Covid19 stop you from tackling #Cancer.'
💡 New Data
🗣 Resources in over 25 languages
🗓 Tuesday, 11 May [11:00-12:00 CEST]
ℹ️ Register @ https://t.co/7cnqGg3YiU
Three phase III clinical trials (Keynote 426, Checkmate 9ER, Checkmate 214) were analysed for #kidneycancer patients who had prior nephrectomy compared to those who did not.
The Role of Nephrectomy in Metastatic RCC in the IO Era https://t.co/aOCsPzemyn via @practiceupdate
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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