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Helping Dad Keep Up Quality Of Life Through Kidney Cancer

This is a guest post by Alexander Hutchison, PhD, who’s father-in-law was diagnosed with kidney cancer. Hutchison is a fitness expert and the senior editor of the scientific journal Advanced Biology & Aging Cell. In…

Making Healthier Choices After a Kidney Cancer Diagnosis

This is a guest post by Hector Perez, a KCA Ambassador. Hector was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2006. After my kidney cancer diagnosis, I didn’t change any of my fitness or nutrition habits. I…

Who Benefits From Cytoreductive Nephrectomy? Q & A with Dr. Jose Karam 

A nephrectomy is surgery to remove all or part of a kidney, but when someone has surgery to remove a kidney tumor that has metastasized (spread) to other areas, the name for the procedure is called a cytoreductive nephrectomy. In years past, this procedure provided the best option to prolong survival for people with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) because no effective pharmaceutical treatments existed for this patient group. 

2023 IKCS: Europe features three special lectures

The 2023 International Kidney Cancer Symposium: Europe, taking place in Edinburgh, Scotland on April 21-22, will feature three special lectures by prominent experts in kidney cancer. Register now.

Hector Perez’s kidney cancer journey

This is a guest post by Hector Perez, a KCA Ambassador. It’s been 12 years since I was diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma (RCC). There are still several nodules; however, they are under control and…

Frances Mora’s kidney cancer journey

This is a guest post by Frances Mora, 39. Frances lives in Miami. We are quickly approaching the one-year mark, when I received the shock of a lifetime. I had just given birth to my…

Highlights from 2023 ASCO GU

By D’Ann George, PhD, Medical Writer We rounded up a few research highlights from the 2023 ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium (ASCO GU), held recently in San Francisco, California. Kidney cancer guidelines updates Dr. Shuchi Gulati…

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