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Wrapping up Kidney Cancer Awareness Month

Kidney Cancer Awareness Month has come to a close. We are ending the month in a very different place than we started and amid the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, how to stay safe…

A message from the KCA’s CEO and President about COVID-19

Friends,  Amid the spread of COVID-19 and the justifiable anxiety around the world, we see society is called upon to accept extraordinary burdens when faced with the fragile nature of human life. But the fragility…

Kidney cancer changed how Tracie saw her world

As a wedding photographer, Tracie Taylor observed unique, intimate moments and captured them through her lens. But a kidney cancer diagnosis about four years ago changed that for her. “For a photographer, vision is a…

On his motorcycle, Stewy rides for kidney cancer

It had been six years since Stewy was diagnosed with stage 4 kidney cancer – four years longer than the life expectancy his doctors initially gave him. So, it seemed like a good time for…

7 ways to participate in Kidney Cancer Awareness Month

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month and we have a packed calendar to celebrate – we’re #UnstoppableTogether! This year, we are highlighting voices of kidney cancer patients and caregivers. Look out for a personal story…

Q & A: Dr. Brian Rini on expanding clinical trials at Vanderbilt

Dr. Brian Rini is an internationally recognized leader in kidney cancer and clinical drug development and a member of the Kidney Cancer Association’s Medical Steering Committee. He recently began a new role as the inaugural Chief of Clinical Trials at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) in Nashville, Tennessee and will continue to see patients and conduct kidney cancer research.

“I have a whole new lease on life”

Four years ago, John Floyd didn’t think he’d be where he is today. At the time, wracked with a cough that had persisted for a year, he was diagnosed with stage IV renal cell carcinoma.