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Highlights from ESMO’s 2020 Virtual Congress

Here are some of the studies presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology’s recent virtual congress that grabbed our attention. Nivolumab plus cabozantinib could be a new first-line treatment option People with advanced or…

A look back at my internship with the KCA

As the KCA’s communications intern, I’ve gotten the chance to learn, grow, and connect to others. I’ve been able to discover how nonprofits work and learn from coworkers who are extremely passionate about what they…

Spotlight: Craig DePriester of the KCA’s Board of Directors

Craig DePriester serves as the Vice Chair of the KCA’s Board of Directors and currently works as the General Manager and Vice President of Operations at HealthCare Partners, A DaVita Medical Group. We spoke with…

Facing kidney cancer, Matty learned how to be his own advocate

 After suffering from severe flank pain all summer, Matty McClain decided to visit his general practitioner in late 2018. Blood tests results seemed normal, but when Matty examined his results more closely online, he noticed…

Michele’s #orangestacksforkidneycancer takes off on Instagram

 Early in July, stacks of orange-colored books began popping up on Instagram. Michele Voss, a book lover whose Instagram account is devoted to what she’s been reading, wanted to do something special to honor her…

Q & A: Dr. Xiao Wei, 2018 KCA Grant Recipient

In honor of our 30th anniversary, we’re catching up with former grant recipients to hear how their work has impacted kidney cancer care and research. Dr. Xiao Wei received the 2018 Andrew C. Novick & P.H.M…

Q & A: Dr. Thai Ho, 2011 KCA Grant Recipient

In honor of our 30th anniversary, we’re catching up with former grant recipients to hear how their work has impacted kidney cancer care and research. Dr. Thai Ho is a medical oncologist, internist, and an Associate…

Q & A: Dr. Raj Gopal, 2016 KCA Grant Recipient

In honor of our 30th anniversary, we’re catching up with former grant recipients to hear how their work has impacted kidney cancer care and research. Dr. Raj Gopal is a clinician and researcher at Massachusetts General…

Q & A: Dr. Pooja Ghatalia, 2017 KCA Grant Recipient

In honor of our 30th anniversary, we’re catching up with former grant recipients to hear how their work has impacted kidney cancer care and research. Dr. Pooja Ghatalia is a medical oncologist and researcher at Fox…

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