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Laura Wood named an icon in kidney cancer care

Kidney Cancer Association President and CEO Gretchen E. Vaughan nominated Laura Wood, M.S.N., RN, OCN, founder and chair of the KCA’s Clinical Advisory Board and member of the KCA’s Board of Directors, for a CURE® Extraordinary…

Highlights from 2022 IKCS: Europe

The KCA’s 2022 International Kidney Cancer Symposium (IKCS): Europe was held from April 22-24 in Antwerp, Belgium. This symposium brought together top clinicians and researchers to share updates and discuss trends in kidney cancer. Read…

A four-month whirlwind of fun

As communications intern for the Kidney Cancer Association, I’ve gotten to practice some really important skills, but the best thing I’ll take away is the relationships I’ve built. A remote internship doesn’t always offer a…

Explore More

Cancer can be draining but a little adventure provides a much-needed change of scenery and chance to reenergize. Pack your water bottle and some healthy snacks, wear weather-appropriate layers and comfortable walking shoes, open Google Maps and discover a new place. Explore more.

Heather Colby’s fitness classes rock out for kidney cancer

Early in the Covid-19 pandemic, Heather Colby, a fitness instructor, took her POUND exercise classes outside, starting with about 10 people in a local park where she lives in Long Island, New York. It was…

Persistence, Patience and Pilates

Leah Christoforidis was 32 weeks pregnant when she started feeling the symptoms of kidney cancer.  She pushed back against the suggestion that it might just be muscle pain – Leah is something of a fitness…

IKCS: Europe to feature three special lectures

The 2022 International Kidney Cancer Symposium: Europe will feature three special lectures by prominent experts in kidney cancer. The meeting will take place on April 22-24 in Antwerp, Belgium and virtually.

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