2019 Annual Conference
Lisbon, Portugal, 4th – 6th April 2019
Our 9th international conference for kidney cancer patient organisations will be held in Lisbon from 4th -6th April 2019.
Our conference provides an opportunity for patient organisations from around the world to hear the latest information regarding the diagnosis, treatment and management of kidney cancer. The conference also allows patient organisations to share best practices, exchange experiences and work with us to reduce the global burden of kidney cancer.
If you would like to find out more information about our 2018 conference please email Julia Black for further information: Julia@ikcc.org
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