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ASCO 2021 kidney cancer highlights

We rounded up a few research highlights from the 2021 meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). A “quantum leap” in post-nephrectomy treatment Treatment with the immunotherapy pembrolizumab (Keytruda) after nephrectomy significantly reduced…

Catch our Facebook Live on the”Secret Language” of Clinical Trials

Participating in a clinical trial often requires learning a whole new set of terminology. During the KCA’s latest Facebook Live event, Medical Director Sallie McAdoo, MS, CGC, moderated a conversation with survivor and patient advocate…

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7 Tips for Successful Fundraising

This is a guest post by Ben Lundin, a a member of the Kidney Cancer Association’s Patient & Caregiver Advisory Council. As we approach World Kidney Cancer Day on June 17th, some of you are…

What is the 76K Challenge?

Join the 76K Challenge! The KCA is raising $76,000 in June for those who will receive a diagnosis this year.

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The scars of survivorship

My stomach, swollen and on fire. The incisions, healing, burn. Too much pressure, and it felt like they will rip apart. My belly, round, in a perpetual state of fullness, pregnant with remnants of fear…

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This month in kidney cancer research

Welcome to our new series where we take a look at what’s happening in kidney cancer each month! From treatments and clinical trials to genetic testing and government regulations, the KCA’s Medical Director, Sallie McAdoo,…

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Highlights from EIKCS 2021

Last week, the Kidney Cancer Association hosted the 2021 European International Kidney Cancer Symposium virtually to gather top researchers and discuss trends, changes, and new developments in the field. Of note, “cure” was a central…

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