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The Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) is pleased to announce the following winners of its photo, video, and essay contest that concluded in December, 2010.  Grand prize winners received a FlipVideo camera and $1,000.00, each.  The KCA also made two awards of $1,000.00, each, as consolation prizes.  More than 3,000 people visited the contest entry pages and the contest entries were viewed by hundreds of thousands of people on our Facebook® Fan Pages.

Grand Prize Winners:

Michele Melick
Alexandria, Virginia

Brittany Cormier
Conroe, Texas

Carol Willie
Happy Valley, Oregon

Consolation Prize Winners:

Tamar Sharon
Tel Aviv, Israel

Edie Walters
Layfayette, Indiana

The KCA is grateful to Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, and Bayer Schering Pharma for their financial support of this contest aimed at building greater public awareness of kidney cancer and the need for a cure.

A random sampling of a few of the many photographs submitted by entrants appears below.  Look for these and many other entries, including the Grand Prize winners, to be featured on our website throughout 2011.  Our thanks to all who participated.