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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ESMO Highlights 2019

Summary of Kidney Cancer Take-Home Messages from ESMO 2019

Over 28,000 people attended the ESMO (European Society of Medical Oncology) meeting in Barcelona from 27 September – 01 October. The International Kidney Cancer Coalition was present with a booth to raise awareness and to also attend medical and patient advocacy sessions.

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2019 World Kidney Cancer Day

On 20 June 2019, patients, friends, carers, health professionals, researchers and local kidney cancer organisations around the world celebrated the third World Kidney Cancer Day. The 2019 theme, ‘We need to talk’, highlighted the urgent need for more awareness and action on kidney cancer around the globe.

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Updates from IKCC

17 hours ago
Congrats to our friends and colleagues involved in the @WorldBladderCan! #blsm #amsm #globalcancer #GUcancer #collaboration https://t.co/84NPYTtezD
World Bladder Cancer Patient Coalition @WorldBladderCan
Today in Brussels, our new Executive Director Alex Filicevas is meeting with President Ken Bagshaw (Bladder Cancer Canada) and VP Lydia Makaroff (Fight Bladder Cancer). We are refining our procedures and planning 2020 projects. https://t.co/49u9uz8oOd
2 days ago
Today, @heinvanpoppel was present at the #ICPSroundtables in Brussels. He and other expert delegates shared best practice and the latest initiatives in the field of kidney cancer care.

@IKCCorg @parlicentre https://t.co/7R7UC59wk1

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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