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First Annual Virtual Patient Symposium

Saturday, November 7th | 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET

KCA’s first annual Virtual Patient Symposium is an opportunity for patients and caregivers to learn from kidney cancer experts and other patients, caregivers, and survivors.

Registration is FREE!

Virtual Patient Symposium Agenda

All times in Eastern Time

SessionTime Speaker
Welcome11:30 a.m.
Survivorship Panel11:40 a.m.Moderated by: Laura Wood, RN, MSN, OCN
Hear from people living with and affected by kidney cancer discuss their diagnosis,
treatment, how they managed side effects, and living life beyond kidney cancer
Break: Visit the Exhibit Hall1:00 p.m.
IKCS/Virtual Patient Symposium Joint Session
Treating Kidney Cancer in a Pandemic: Lessons from COVID-19
1:45 p.m.Moderators: Matt Campbell, MD, MS and William C. Huang, MD
Panelists: Brian Shinder, MD, Martin H. Voss, MD and Megan Conley, patient
Shared Treatment Decision Making Panel2:45 p.m.Panelists: Pedro Barata, MD, MSc and Katy Beckerman, MD, PhD
Bruce and Susan Hill, patient and caregiver
Break: Visit the Exhibit Hall3:45 p.m.
Side Effect Management4:00 p.m. Kiran Kehoe, RN, BSN, CCRN
Adjournment5:00 p.m.

Pre-recorded Videos

As part of the Virtual Patient Symposium, the KCA will bring you the following topics and speakers to view on your schedule.

  • Kidney Cancer 101 presented by Elizabeth R. Plimack, MD, MS
  • Clinical Trials 101 presented by Patricia Fisher, RN, MSN, OCN
  • Rare Kidney Cancer Overview & Treatments presented by Rana McKay, MD
  • Small Renal Masses: Stage 1 and 2 presented by Brian Shuch, MD
  • Non-clear cell RCC presented by Julia Batten, APRN, MSN, MPH