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Below, we’ve linked highlights from research presented at IKCS 2020, the KCA’s fall symposium, which took place on November 6-7, as well as selections from the KCA’s first annual Virtual Patient Symposium on November 7.

IKCS 2020

Three special lectures at IKCS 2020

2019 Nobel laureate Dr. William Kaelin delivers the keynote address. His prize-winning work was grounded in kidney cancer-related genetic research.
Dr. Steven Campbell received the Andrew C. Novick Memorial Award.
Dr. Axel Bex received the Pieter de Mulder Memorial Award.

Virtual Patient Symposium

View the pre-recorded videos from the Virtual Patient Symposium including “Clinical trails 101”, “Understanding a new kidney cancer diagnosis”, and “Treatments for advanced kidney cancer”.

Patient advocate Megan Conley speaks during the IKCS 2020/Virtual Patient Symposium joint session – Treating Kidney Cancer in a Pandemic: Lessons from COVID-19.
Panelists speak during the Shared Treatment Decision Making session. Clockwise from top left: Dr. Katie Beckermann, Susan and Bruce Hill (Patient and Caregiver Advisory Council), Dr. Pedro Barata, Courtney Firak.

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