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Sean Healy’s journey with kidney cancer

This is a guest post by Sean Healy, a husband, father, avid traveler, hiker, and corporate real estate executive who was diagnosed with stage 3 kidney cancer in 2018. He is based in Richmond, Virginia.

Annamarya Scaccia

The One-Kidney Bodybuilder

Annamarya’s nephrectomy following a kidney cancer diagnosis made her journey to place second in the Natural Fit Federation’s Texas Classic bodybuilding show a delicate balancing act of strength, nutrition, plus plenty of perseverance.

Major developments in kidney cancer in 2021

2021 was a bumper year for kidney cancer developments, including several new treatment approvals by the FDA and a much better understanding of how kidney cancer is impacted by COVID-19 infections and vaccines. “All are…

Bonnie Davidoff

Through kidney cancer, figuring out how to get unstuck

This is a guest post by Bonnie Davidoff, a kidney cancer patient, aunt to the most amazing nieces and nephews, and arts enthusiast based in Olympia, Washington. In 2017, I was 40 years old and…

Lessons learned from stage IV renal cell carcinoma

This is a guest post by Joel Stern, who was diagnosed with stage IV renal cell carcinoma in 2020. This is the second in a two-part series, in which Joel discusses what he learned through…

Jason Hinojosa and Ada

After two kidney cancers, Jason felt he was saved for fatherhood

This is a guest post by Jason Hinojosa, a marketing professional, new father, and kidney cancer patient based in Seattle, Washington. He is also a KCA Ambassador. It was your typical Super Bowl Sunday, people…

Nirmish Singla

Q&A: Dr. Nirmish Singla, Young Investigator Award recipient

Dr. Nirmish Singla received a 2021 Young Investigator Award for his project “Tumor evolution of brain-specific tropism in metastatic renal cell carcinoma.” Singla is based at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. We spoke with…

Eric Kauffman

Q&A: Dr. Eric Kauffman, Young Investigator Award recipient

Dr. Eric Kauffman received a 2021 Young Investigator Award for his project “Biology of spontaneously regressing renal cell carcinoma primary tumors.” Kauffman is based at the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York….

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