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The Legacy

This is a guest post by Christopher Wood, Jr, son of the KCA’s late Board Chair and friend, Dr. Christopher G. Wood, a world-renown urology surgeon at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Follow…

How a gallstone may end up saving my life

This is a guest post by Kieran Smith, 55, a musician based in northern California. Late last year, a gallstone blocked a duct in my gallbladder, and I went to the ER. After an hour…

Marcelo Vine’s Story of Survivorship

This story an excerpt from a blog post at City of Hope Orange County in California. Read Marcelo Vine’s full story at City of Hope. Photo courtesy of Marcelo Vine. When you hear Marcelo Vine…

One Year Cancer-Free

This is a guest post by Amy Homnick whose husband Brian Travalja has stage 3 renal cell carcinoma. This story originally appeared on Amy’s Instagram page in celebration of Brian being 1-year cancer-free. I still…

Griff Inglee, My #1 Dad

This is a guest post by Reagan Inglee, 20, whose father, Clinton Griffin Inglee, died of kidney cancer in 2019. Growing up, I had a bond with my dad like no other. I was the…

Three Kidney Cancer Experts to Receive Awards at 2024 IKCS: Europe

The 2024 International Kidney Cancer Symposium (IKCS): Europe, taking place in Sitges, Spain on April 18-20 will feature three special awards – including the keynote lecture – for prominent experts in kidney cancer. Register now.

Teri Brown-Walker’s Kidney Cancer Story

This is a guest post by Teri Brown-Walker, a KCA Ambassador and a renal cell carcinoma survivor. In 2021 I was diagnosed with two cysts on my left kidney and was told it was filled…

Dana Farber Recognizes $1 Million in KCA Research Support

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) in Boston, Massachusetts recently recognized the Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) for supporting researchers at the institution with over $1 million in funding. KCA’s name was placed on the DFCI’s Benefactors…

Keith’s Cause is Small but Mighty

This is a guest post by Nicole Scott, whose husband Keith is diagnosed with kidney cancer. Together, they organize “Keith’s Cause” to raise awareness about kidney cancer where they live in Ohio. My name is…

Rare & Refractory Kidney Cancer Tumors: NCI Targets Both

This is a guest post by D’Ann George, PhD, Medical Writer. Some kidney cancers are so rare that clinicians don’t know enough about them to determine what treatments should be standard, or even to predict…

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