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Steve Ruisi found “his way” through kidney cancer

“When I first got diagnosed, mentally I was fine. After the scan this February, it killed my head. We went from ‘kidney is fine’ to ‘it has to come out’ – that was an emotional swing.”

The Oncologist Who Saved Me

The following is an excerpt from a blog post by Laura Esfeller, a marketing professional living in California with kidney cancer. Laura writes at singlewhitekidney. I received a letter today that I knew was coming,…

Survival is a Good Option

This is a guest post by Kenneth G. Winters, a retired US Navy Chaplain from Massachusetts.

ASCO 2022: Novel drug and gut bacteria

By D’Ann George, PhD, Medical Writer Positive Phase 1 Data on a “new class of drug” for ccRCC There has not been a new class of drugs for people with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC)…

ASCO 2022: Diversity in clinical trials

By D’Ann George, PhD, Medical Writer Racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials, and the lack of it, was a major theme across research presented at the 2022 meeting of the American Society of Clinical…

Highlights from ASCO 2022

Below are some highlights of the research presented at the 2022 meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, which took place in Chicago, Illinois on June 3-7. Much of the kidney cancer data presented…

Q&A: Cancer Care on the Border of War

“Cancer patients are not only more susceptible to the environment around them but also due to the complexities of medical care required.”

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Q&A: Navigating Survivorship with Zita Lim, PA-C

KCA Ambassador Annamarya Scaccia, who was diagnosed with chromophobe renal cell carcinoma in 2020, spoke with Zita Lim, PA-C, about navigating survivorship—from what being a survivor means to taking care of all aspects of your health. 

Kidney cancer highlights from AUA 2022

Below are some of the research highlights from the 2022 American Urological Association’s annual meeting held on May 13-16 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Updated guidelines address new areas of renal mass management The AUA updated…

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