2019 Annual Conference
Over 50 patient advocates from 25 countries met in Lisbon for our 9th Global Kidney Cancer Summit.
Highlights included a keynote lecture by Professor Serena Barello from the Catholic University of Milan who discussed the value of patient activation. Throughout the three-day meeting patient organisation leaders learned about latest developments in kidney cancer care, discussed active patient involvement and shared experiences and best practices. This meeting was held alongside a Clinical Experts meeting hosted by the Associação Portuguesa de Urologia and the Sociedade Portuguesa de Urologia.
To read the full agenda click here: Conference agenda
The third World Kidney Cancer Day awareness campaign was officially launched. This year World Kidney Cancer Day will take place on 20th June.
See the campaign website for further updates about our ‘We Need To Talk’ campaign: https://worldkidneycancerday.org
See photos from our 2019 conference on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/search/?q=ikcc&searchtype=top&epa=SERP_TAB
2018 Annual Conference
Mexico City, 12th, 13th & 14th April 2018
Our 8th IKCC Conference for kidney cancer patient organisations recently held in Mexico City, Mexico was a huge success with over 50 kidney cancer patient advocates from 25 countries attending.
Throughout the three-day meeting patient organisation leaders learned about latest developments in kidney cancer care, discussed active patient involvement and shared experiences with national healthcare policies. This meeting was held alongside a Clinical Experts meeting hosted by the Latin American Renal Cancer Group (LARCG) the Mexican Society of Urology (SMU) and the Mexican Association of Urological Oncology (MAUO).
During the Annual General Meeting, Dr. Rachel Giles, Chair of IKCC, announced the organisation’s inaugural Medical Advisory Board.
For information about the conference and the new IKCC Medical Advisory Board please click here:
IKCC News Item 2018-04
2017 Annual Conference
Warsaw, Poland 6th, 7th & 8th April 2017
Over 50 kidney cancer advocates from 28 countries met in Warsaw, Poland for our 7th international conference for organisations representing patients with kidney cancer.
The first ever Global Kidney Cancer Awareness Day – Thursday 22nd June 2017 – was officially launched following the keynote address on the ‘Global Burden of Kidney Cancer’ delivered by Prof. Dr. Hendrik van Poppel of Belgium.
During our conference we heard from many other well respected clinicians and experts covering important topics including clinical trials, supportive care, radiotherapy, risk factors and real world evidence.
Throughout the three-day meeting patient group leaders from around the world also heard about latest developments in kidney cancer care, discussed active patient involvement and shared experiences with national healthcare policies.
To read the full agenda from our three day conference click here.
For information about our global conferences please contact Julia Black, Project Manager, IKCC: Julia@ikcc.org