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Virtual Patient Symposium

KCA’s first annual Virtual Patient Symposium was held on November 7th, 2020 and was an opportunity for patients and caregivers to learn from kidney cancer experts and other patients, caregivers, and survivors. All the sessions were recorded and can be viewed on demand!

Virtual Patient Symposium Videos

Welcome and Survivorship Panel

Moderated by: Laura Wood, RN, MSN, OCN

Panelists: John Ferrel, Brian Moran, Michelle Piccolo, Cathy West, and Salima Witt

Shared Decision Making Panel

Moderated by: Courtney Firak, MPH

Panelists: Pedro Barata, MD, MSc and Katy Beckerman, MD, PhD
Bruce and Susan Hill, patient and caregiver

Treating Kidney Cancer in a Pandemic: Lessons from COVID-19

Moderated by: Matt Campbell, MD, MS and William C. Huang, MD

Panelists: Brian Shinder, MD, Martin H. Voss, MD and Megan Conley, patient

Side Effect Management

Presented by: Kiran Kehoe, RN, BSN, CCRN

Understanding a New Kidney Cancer Diagnosis

Presented by: Elizabeth Plimack, MD

Treatments for Advanced Kidney Cancer

Presented by: Virginia J. Seery, MSN, RN, ANP-BC

Small Renal Masses: An Overview

Presented by: Brian Shuch, MD

Into the Light: Understanding and Treating Rare Kidney Cancers

Presented by: Rana McKay, MD

Clinical Trials 101

Presented by: Patricia Fischer, RN, MSN, ONC

Non Clear-Cell Type RCC

Presented by: Julia Batten, APRN, MSN, MPH