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The United Kingdom’s only patient-led kidney cancer charity

Patient Support Forum

Stronger together

In our own words

During this series of videos, kidney cancer patients and carers talk frankly about their experiences, emotions and how to live well with a diagnosis of kidney cancer
Coping with a diagnosis of kidney cancer
Talking about kidney cancer
A carer’s perspective

Real stories

The lives of all these people have been affected by kidney cancer
Some are patients, some are carers, all are stories by real people sharing their experiences of living with kidney cancer

Latest kidney cancer news

17 Jun 2024

Patient perspectives on immunotherapy dosing schedules

17 Jun 2024

ASCO 2024: Treatment-free survival with cabozantinib plus nivolumab

14 Jun 2024

Summary of kidney cancer highlights from ASCO 2024

12 Jun 2024

Stereotactic radiotherapy plus immunotherapy for brain metastases

6 Jun 2024

Safe Sick Pay Campaign

5 Jun 2024

Parenting with Cancer

5 Jun 2024

Together for Kidney Cancer Shared Decision Making

22 May 2024

Video interview: The new cancer vaccine

16 May 2024

Kidney cancer mutation found in 70% of Japanese patients

14 May 2024

Treatment options in first-line metastatic kidney cancer

10 May 2024

Comparison of cabozantinib with axitinib as second-line treatment for metastatic kidney cancer

10 May 2024

Expert interview about cancer vaccines

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Action Kidney Cancer2 days ago
Randomised trials are looking at patient outcomes from studies using reduced immunotherapy dosing schedules with the aim of improving quality of life, tolerability, and cost-effectiveness. This study looks at patient's and carer’s perspectives of these trials.

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Action Kidney Cancer2 days ago
It is only 3 more sleeps until World Kidney Cancer Day, we are looking forward to being part of this International event and sharing accurate and useful information with our community.
Please join us and help by raising awareness of kidney cancer on the day.

#KIdneyCancer #WKCD2024
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Action Kidney Cancer2 days ago
At the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting (ASCO) last week, updated results from the phase 3 clinical trial, CheckMate-9ER, with a combination of cabozantinib plus nivolumab were presented.

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Action Kidney Cancer5 days ago
This year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting was held from 1-5 June 2024, in Chicago, USA. The IKCC have produced kidney cancer highlights from the meeting.

Read more about the latest kidney cancer research on our website here:
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Action Kidney Cancer6 days ago
It is one week to World Kidney Cancer Day, we are ready to raise awareness and provide patients with accurate information, to help them make good choices when living with their #KidneyCancer diagnosis.
#WKCD2024 #StrongerTogether #bypatientsforpatients
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Action Kidney Cancer1 week ago
Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is a procedure that uses special equipment to position the patient and precisely deliver a large dose of radiation directly to a tumour, thus avoiding surrounding healthy tissue. This procedure does not use surgery. It is mostly used to treat brain tumours and other brain disorders.

An interesting study was presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in Chicago, USA last weekend. This study shows the findings from an analysis of real world treatment outcomes in patients with brain metastases from kidney cancer treated with stereotactic radiosurgery and/or immunotherapy.

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