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Kidney cancer research grant winners – 2023

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] We are proud to announce the winners of the 2023 Warren Y. Soper Charitable Trust and The Anil Kapoor Kidney Cancer Research Grant. Warren Y. Soper Charitable Trust  The Anil Kapoor Kidney Cancer Research Grant   [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="40px"][vc_single_image image="20939" img_size="full"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="24389" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Dr. Luke Lavallée Ontario [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] PREVENT GU:...

Overview of highlights from ASCO GU 2024

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Excellent summaries highlighting the latest information on genitourinary cancers presented at the ASCO GU Symposium in January. Here is an overview of the kidney cancer highlights cancer explained by trusted sources. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="60px"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="24380" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news/summary-of-kidney-cancer-highlights-from-asco-gu-2024/"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="2/3"][vc_column_text]The International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) attended the...

Summary of Kidney Cancer Highlights from ASCO GU 2024

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Source: International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC)   This year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancers (ASCO GU) Symposium was held from 25-27 January 2024, in San Francisco, California, USA. The presentations are available to view on the ASCO website. Some affiliates of the International Kidney Cancer...

2023 Patient & Caregiver National Forum | Recording now online

  Whether you missed our Patient & Caregiver National Forum or would like to revisit certain topics again, you can now watch the full day of information online on our website. [mkd_button size="" type="" text="view recording here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news-events/watch-past-meetings/2023-patient-caregiver-national-forum/" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color=""...

2023 Holiday Campaign

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][mkd_button size="medium" type="" text="please donate here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/WebLink.aspx?name=E344126QE&id=42" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   As the snow begins to fall, we start to consider meaningful gifts we will be giving this holiday season and Kidney Cancer Canada would love for...

Adjuvant Therapy Information Session | Recording now online

The in-person information session held on October 16 in Hamilton is now online. The session focuses on learning about adjuvant therapy with leading kidney cancer specialists, Dr. Rahul Bansal, Uro-Oncolgist and Dr. Aly-Khan Lalani, Medical Oncologist.   [mkd_button size="" type="" text="view recording here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news-events/watch-past-meetings/adjuvant-therapy/" target="_self" color="" hover_color=""...

Stronger support through our partnership with the Quebec Cancer Foundation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] To strengthen our support for people affected by cancer, we are partnering with the Quebec Cancer Foundation.   In recent years, considerable progress has been made in reducing cancer incidence and mortality. These advances have enriched our knowledge of the origins of cancer, how it develops and...

Updates to the clinical trials list

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]FOR PATIENTS THAT HAVE NOT HAD ANY PREVIOUS DRUG TREATMENT A Study of INCB 99280 in Combination with Ipilimumab for Patients with Advanced Kidney Cancer [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] A Study of MDNA11 Alone or in Combination with Pembrolizumab in Patients with Advanced Kidney Cancer [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]FOR PATIENT WHO HAVE HAD...

In-person information session in Hamilton, Ontario

  [mkd_button size="" type="" text="register here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news-events/upcoming-events/registration-form/" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   Kidney Cancer Canada is hosting at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton an in-person kidney cancer information session in Hamilton, Ontario. This information session will focus on learning about adjuvant...

Research grant open for applications

The Anil Kapoor Kidney Cancer Research Grant is now open for new project proposals. The competition is for 1 grant of $100,000. Deadline for applications: 30 November 2023 [mkd_button size="" type="" text="details here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/for-medical-professionals/research-grants-and-awards/kcrnc-kcc-cuasf-research-grant/" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]    ...

Move to Beat Cancer | 2023

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] SEPTEMBER 22-24 The MOVE TO BEAT CANCER is an event that brings people and their communities together virtually in a dynamic, social, and festive way to create awareness about kidney cancer and to raise money for patient programs and research.   [mkd_button size="huge" type="" text="movetobeatcancer.org" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon=""...

2023 Update – Management of cystic renal lesions

  The current guideline summarizes the state-of-the-art knowledge on the management of cystic renal lesions by updating the 2017 Canadian Urological Association (CUA) guideline on the topic. [mkd_button size="large" type="" text="Guideline on this link" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.cua.org/system/files/Guideline-Files/CUA_guideline_on_the_management_of_cystic_renal_lesions.pdf" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight=""...

A research study for caregivers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is not Kidney Cancer Canada's program but may be of interest to you. Please contact the program lead directly.   Managing your fear of cancer recurrence: A research study for Canadian family caregivers Research conducted by Dr. Sophie Lebl and Dr. Rinat Nissim   Who can participate? Canadian women (18...

Recording now online

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The recording of the webinar Anxiety and a Cancer Diagnosis with Dr. Rob Rutledge is now online. [mkd_button size="" type="" text="View recording here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news-events/watch-past-meetings/anxiety-and-a-kidney-cancer-diagnosis/" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Proclamation: June 15, 2023 as World Kidney Cancer Day in cities of the Atlantic provinces

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Mayors Kate Rogers, Fredericton, NB, Donna Noade Reardon, Saint John, NB, Mike Savage, Halifax, NS and Danny Breen, St. John’s, NL proclaim Thursday, June 15, 2023 as World Kidney Cancer Day in their city. Kidney Cancer Canada and its community of patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals...

Dr. Antonio Finelli at the helm of KCRNC

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Dr. Antonio Finelli appointed as chairperson of Kidney Cancer Research Network of Canada We are pleased to share that following a national search, Dr. Antonio (Tony) Finelli has been appointed to the position of Chairperson, Kidney Cancer Research Network of Canada. Congratulations Dr. Finelli! We look forward to...

2023 Consensus Statement – Adjuvant therapy for renal cell carcinoma

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]“Eligible patients should be informed about adjuvant ICI therapy and offered referral to medical oncology to discuss the benefits and risks in a shared decision-making approach.” Several recent randomized trials evaluated the impact of adjuvant immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI)-based therapy on post surgical outcomes in renal cell carcinoma (RCC), with disparate results....

Webinar: ASCO-GU Highlights | RECORDING NOW ONLINE

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancers (ASCO-GU) Symposium was held in San Francisco, CA from February 16-18. Dr. Rodney Breau, Uro-Oncologist and Dr. Neil Reaume, Medical Oncologist from The Ottawa Hospital will summarized the latest developments in the treatment of kidney cancer. [mkd_button size="" type="" text="View...

World Kidney Cancer Day | June 15

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="15px"][vc_single_image image="22839" img_size="600x109" onclick="custom_link" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news/world-kidney-cancer-day-activities-2023/"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] One challenge kidney cancer patients face is maintaining quality of life. World Kidney Cancer Day 2023 shares experiences and tips from patients and carers around the world that help support physical and mental wellbeing. Whatever your age, whatever your stage,...

World Kidney Day – March 9

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] World Kidney Day is a global campaign that aims to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health. One of the main concerns for patients is how to keep their kidney(s) as healthy as possible. There are general guidelines for maintaining kidney...

Additions to the clinical trials list

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]FOR PATIENTS THAT HAVE NOT HAD ANY PREVIOUS DRUG TREATMENT A Study of Belzutifan + Pembrolizumab versus Pembrolizumab Alone for Patients with Advanced Kidney Cancer [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] A Study of Belzutifan + Lenvatinib + Pembrolizumab versus Lenvatinib + Pembrolizumab for Patients with Advanced Kidney Cancer [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]FOR PATIENT WHO HAVE...

Calling all Ontario patients and caregivers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Participate in an Interview on Kidney Cancer and Robotic Surgery   [mkd_icon icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="circle" size="" custom_size="12" type="square" border_radius="" shape_size="" icon_color="#93bd46" border_color="" border_width="" background_color="" hover_icon_color="" hover_border_color="" hover_background_color="" margin="" icon_animation="" icon_animation_delay="" link="" anchor_icon="" target="_self"]What is the opportunity? Ontario Health is currently reviewing robot-assisted nephrectomy (surgical removal of part or all...

Clinical Trial Basics

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This information booklet was developed by the International Kidney Cancer Coalition and written by a collaborative team of patients, patient advocates and medical professionals who have supported thousands of kidney cancer patients worldwide. The objective is to help guide kidney cancer patients through their conversations...

Happy Holidays!

This Holiday Season, we want to thank YOU, the kidney cancer patient, caregiver, survivor, and family member, as you are the driving force of Kidney Cancer Canada. You help us prioritize our efforts and we hope that we have provided the programs and services you need...

Annual Patient & Caregiver Virtual National Forum – 2022 | VIDEOS NOW ONLINE

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][mkd_button size="large" type="" hover_type="" target="_blank" icon_pack="" font_weight="" text="VIEW VIDEOS HERE" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news-events/watch-past-meetings/2022-national-patient-caregiver-annual-forum/"][vc_empty_space][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Each year our annual forum brings together patients, caregivers, clinicians, and researchers to share information. Initially, our National Forums were held in-person, in a different province every year. For the past two years, due...

Annual Fundraising Campaign | 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][mkd_button size="" type="" hover_type="" target="_blank" icon_pack="" font_weight="" text="PLEASE DONATE HERE" link="https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/WebLink.aspx?name=E344126QE&id=42"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]At Kidney Cancer Canada our purpose is to improve the lives of those affected by kidney cancer across Canada by advocating for access to new treatments, promoting research and providing support, information, and education. It’s that...

Kidney cancer clinical trial

Two new studies added to the list of clinical trials

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Trial ID : NCT05043090 Kidney Cancer Type: Papillary A study of combination durvalamab + savolitinib versus sunitinib or durvalamab alone in patients with papillary kidney cancer[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][mkd_button size="" type="" hover_type="" target="_self" icon_pack="" font_weight="" text="view trial page" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/trial/a-study-of-combination-durvalamab-savolitinib-versus-sunitinib-or-durvalamab-alone-in-patients-with-papillary-kidney-cancer/"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Basic Eligibility: Papillary kidney cancer Advanced kidney cancer that cannot be removed by surgery ...

The 2022 Global Patient Survey on Kidney Cancer is Now Open

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) in partnership with patient organisations around the world have launched the 2022 Global Patient Survey. All patients, carers and survivors are encouraged to share their experiences and insights living with kidney cancer in the online survey. The survey is designed to identify geographic...

Kidney Cancer Canada featured in Maclean’s & Health Insight

We are excited to announce that Kidney Cancer Canada is featured in Maclean's magazine October issue and online on Health Insight for a special interest section on Advancement in Immunology & Immunotherapy. Click on the post below to view feature article online. https://www.healthinsight.ca/innovations/immunology-immunotherapy/navigating-your-cancer-journey-with-support-from-kidney-cancer-canada/...

Move to Beat Cancer | 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] SEPTEMBER 23-25, 2022 The MOVE TO BEAT CANCER is an event that brings people and their communities together virtually in a dynamic, social, and festive way to create awareness about kidney cancer and to raise money for patient programs and research. [mkd_button size="huge" type="" text="movtobeatcancer.org" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome"...

The IKCC at the EAU Annual Meeting 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Source : International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC)[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This year’s European Association of Urology (EAU) Annual Meeting was held from 1-4 July 2022 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Members of the IKCC Board and staff attended the meeting, and the IKCC had a booth in the exhibition hall....

Webinars now posted on the website

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] The World Kidney Cancer Day webinars are now posted on our website. View them at your convenience!   Click on the image to be redirected to the webinar page[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="20185" img_size="full" style="vc_box_shadow_3d" onclick="custom_link" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news-events/watch-past-meetings/updated-guidelines-for-the-management-of-small-renal-masses/"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="20517" img_size="full" style="vc_box_shadow_3d" onclick="custom_link" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news-events/watch-past-meetings/talking-treatments/"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="20187" img_size="full" style="vc_box_shadow_3d" onclick="custom_link" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news-events/watch-past-meetings/le-robot-with-dr-frederic-pouliot/"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Online Coffee-Chat Summer Time Series

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The summer breeze is blowing in and we look forward to connecting with our community throughout the summer. Save the date for our Online Coffee-Chat Summer Series. Bring a long cool drink and let’s talk!   [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_column_text] THURSDAY, JULY 21 7 pm EDT [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="12px"][vc_single_image image="20447" img_size="full" style="vc_box_shadow"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Join on your...

2022 World Kidney Cancer Day Events

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/12" css=".vc_custom_1654259617679{border-radius: 30px !important;}"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/6" css=".vc_custom_1654259677344{background-color: #eaeaea !important;border-radius: 30px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="20181" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news/2022-world-kidney-cancer-day-events/#coffee"][vc_column_text] JUNE 7 CAREGIVER Coffee-Chat [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="80px"][vc_column_text] [mkd_button size="" type="" text="DETAILS HERE" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="#coffee" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""] [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/6" css=".vc_custom_1654255354194{background-color: #f4f4f4f4 !important;border-radius: 30px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="20183" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news/2022-world-kidney-cancer-day-events/#coffee"][vc_column_text] JUNE...

World Kidney Cancer Day | 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] June 16 is World Kidney Cancer Day. It’s a day when the global kidney cancer community comes together to raise awareness of key issues facing kidney cancer patients and their caregivers around the world   World kidney cancer community calls for more talk about treatment options Studies by the...

Wilms Cancer Foundation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Kidney cancer is the 4th most common childhood cancer overall. International kidney cancer organization the Wilms Cancer Foundation President/CEO TJ Hodgkinson discusses kidney cancer awareness and explains why research, treatment and support is so important. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/705364252"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]If you or somebody you know is suffering, or...

Updated kidney cancer treatement guidelines

The Canadian Urological Association updated the guidelines for the management of small renal masses [mkd_button size="" type="" text="view guidelines" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Guidelines-Management-of-SRM-EN.pdf" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]    ...

A Kidney Cancer Diagnosis Can Be Complicated and Overwhelming

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Toronto Star supported Kidney Awareness Month with another article in a dedicated section on kidney cancer.. [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Read Article" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.healthinsight.ca/cancer-care/why-kidney-cancer-diagnosis-can-be-complicated-and-overwhelming/" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Royalties of book sale donated to Kidney Cancer Canada

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="19324" img_size="full"][vc_column_text]Author: Bonny Beswick[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="60 px"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Gerry Dewulf was diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma in 2004. Prompt removal of his right kidney seemed encouraging, but the cancer returned. In 2008, doctors found it had metastasized, primarily to his liver. His determination, drug therapy (sunitinib,...

Knowledge Is Power for Canadians Living With Kidney Cancer

  The Toronto Star is supporting Kidney Awareness Month with a booklet insert on Kidney and Liver Health. Kidney Cancer Canada is featured in the publication with an article written by our Executive Director, Christine Collins. [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Read article" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.healthinsight.ca/wellness/kidney-liver-health/knowledge-is-power-for-canadians-living-with-kidney-cancer/?_thumbnail_id=25484&token=Cekewa" target="_blank" color=""...

Summary of Kidney Cancer Highlights from ASCO GU 2022

Source : International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) This year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary (ASCO GU) Symposium was held both virtually and face-to-face from 17-19 February 2022. The presentations are available to view on the ASCO website. The International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) reviewed the virtual scientific programme to keep abreast...

Ontario: The hidden cost of take-home cancer drugs

  [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Take action and sign the petition" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.change.org/p/be-an-ally-to-ontario-cancer-patients-demand-equal-access-to-take-home-cancer-drugs?utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=custom_url&recruited_by_id=66cedcb0-31b4-11ec-b10e-b37c162bbfaf" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   Source: Canadian Cancer Society New Canadian Cancer Society report uncovers the hidden costs of take-home cancer drugs in Ontario and the urgent need for...

Wow! Wow! Wow!

$70,000+ raised with Donate a Car Canada and Car for Life in 2021! We are sincerely grateful to all who donated vehicles on behalf of Kidney Cancer Canada to support patients, caregivers and their families. Your donation provides, support, education, advocacy and research and works to...

Happy Holidays!

  This Holiday Season, we are grateful for the kidney cancer community that has supported us. This past year we focused on the needs of the whole patient, through our virtual National Forum, educational webinars, as well as sessions to maintain mental wellbeing and physical health. We hope...

2021 National Patient & Caregiver Forum – NOW ONLINE

  [mkd_button size="" type="" text="VIEW RECORDING HERE" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news-events/watch-past-meetings/2021-national-patient-caregiver-annual-forum/" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]  ...

National Patient & Caregiver Annual Forum – 2021

  [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Register Here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://kidneycancerforum.ca/register/" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   Each year our annual forum brings together patients, caregivers, clinicians, and researchers to share information. Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be held virtually...

Healthy Communication & Cancer

  The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is pleased to have Registered Clinical Counsellor Genevieve Stonebridge from InspireHealth Supportive Cancer Care present this webinar. InspireHealth is a Canadian leader in supportive cancer care with medical doctors, clinical counsellors, dietitians, exercise therapists all working together to support you...

Talking Nutrition with Lori

  The Judy Nicholson Kidney Cancer Foundation holds a 2-part series Talking Nutrition with Lori about Optimizing Immunity with Nutrition. The 2-part series premiers on the Judy Nicholson Kidney Cancer Foundation YouTube channel on October 15th & 29th at 1:30pm EST.   [mkd_button size="" type="" text="go to youtube channel"...

Global Kidney Cancer Summit 2021

The International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) holds its 2021 Global Kidney Cancer Summit on Friday, September 24 and Saturday, September 25 from 7-10 am EDT. [mkd_button size="" type="" text="EVENT WILL BE STREAMED LIVE ON FACEOOK ON THIS LINK" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.facebook.com/IKCCorg/" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color=""...

JUNE 24 | 7 Ways To Maximize Your Physical & Mental Health

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Mark your calendars for this special webinar focusing on World Kidney Cancer Day 2021 theme: We need to talk about how we are feeling.   June 24th, 2021  | 7:oo pm EDT [mkd_button size="" type="" text="REGISTER HERE" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://bit.ly/35xsN7m" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color=""...

JUNE 17 | Cooking at home with ELLICSR Kitchen and Kidney Cancer Canada

  June 17  | 12 pm EDT, click on the link below [mkd_button size="" type="" text="LIVE EVENT HERE" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQsBi6jup8U" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   On World Kidney Cancer Day, join Kidney Cancer Canada with Geremy Capone, Wellness Chef and Stephanie...

Webinar: 2021 Consensus for the Management of Advanced Kidney Cancer

  [mkd_button size="" type="" text="register here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/999027675026100496" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   The kidney cancer treatment landscape has vastly changed in the past 6 years offering many treatment options and more coming ~ new drugs and combination therapies. The access...

Webinar: Navigating a Kidney Cancer Diagnosis in Canada – NOW ONLINE

Tips from a Uro-Oncologist and a Patient Advocate   [mkd_button size="" type="" text="watch meeting here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news-events/watch-past-meetings/navigating-a-kidney-cancer-diagnosis-in-canada/" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   When you receive a kidney cancer diagnosis and throughout your care pathway, you will need to discuss and make...

Kidney Cancer Video Knowledge Library

Kidney Cancer Video Knowledge Library reorganized

  The Kidney Cancer Video Knowledge Library pathway categories are revamped. We hope you find this new classification more organized, intuitive and the videos easier to find. [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Go to library" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/kidney-cancer-canada-video-knowledge-library/" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]    ...

2021 Consensus Statement for the Management of Advanced Kidney Cancer

  The Kidney Cancer Research Network of Canada (KCRNC) consensus has been updated for the management of advanced kidney cancer. [mkd_button size="" type="" text="view updated consensus" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/CUA-guidelines-Management-of-Advanced-Kidney-Cancer.pdf" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]  ...

National Caregiver Day

National Caregiver Day – Recognizing Caring Canadians

  [mkd_button size="" type="" text="National Caregiver Day Coffee-Chat - details here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news/online-coffee-chat-for-caregivers-april-6/" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   Carers Canada and its’ partners are launch a national campaign to showcase Canadians’ experiences in caregiving; the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has...

Summit for cancer immunotherapy - webinar

Summit for Cancer Immunotherapy

  Novel combination approaches for solid tumours: leveraging checkpoint inhibition and radiation therapy in renal cell carcinoma Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | 2:30 - 4:00 pm EDT [mkd_button size="" type="" text="register here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AYCVryn4Rmiq-OGdkax1vg" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   SPEAKERS Dr. Aly-Khan...

Webinar on robotic assisted surgery

World Kidney Day Red Carpet Event – NOW ONLINE

  [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Watch Red-Carpet Event Here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news-events/watch-past-meetings/movie-premiere-the-robot/" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   Kidney Cancer Canada was proud to present THE ROBOT movie premiere on March 11, World Kidney Day. THE ROBOT starring Dr. Stephen Pautler who demystifies robotic...

ASCO GU 2021

ASCO GU 2021

  Webinar hosted by the Kidney Cancer Coalition: What's New in Kidney Cancer Research? The Kidney Cancer Coaltion held a webinar on the latest research in kidney cancer from ASCO-GU. Four leading experts shared the research in patient-friendly language and answered questions. Learn what they heard and...

Your introduction to immuno-oncology therapy

New patient resource

  We have a great new resource for patients starting or undergoing immuno-oncology therapy. Developed by Bristol Myers Squibb, Your introduction to immuno-oncology therapy has information about cancer immunotherapy, your healthcare team, and other resources that can help you. You will also find a 6-month calendar that can...

Kidney Cancer Canada Annual Fundraising Campaign 2020 | Campagne de financement annuelle de Cancer du rein Canada 2020

Annual Fundraising Campaign

  Please help us to continue to support kidney cancer patients, their caregivers and families. Your donations provide support, education, and advocacy for our kidney cancer community.  Better treatments, better diagnosis and support for many challenges as they manage their disease.  We appreciate these are difficult times for everyone,...

Kidney Cancer Canada National Patient and Caregiver Annual Forum 2020

National Patient and Caregiver Annual Forum 2020 now online

  [mkd_button size="" type="" text="FORUM PROGRAM HERE" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://online.fliphtml5.com/fexz/ldbq/" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]        [mkd_button size="" type="" text="WATCH FORUM MEETING HERE" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news-events/watch-past-meetings/2020-national-patient-caregiver-annual-forum/" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   The National...

Dr. Linda Carlson - Kidney Cancer Canada Webinar Mindfulness & Mental Health

Mindfulness & Mental Health Webinar Now Online

[mkd_button size="" type="" text="watch webinar here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.kidneycancercanada.ca/news-events/watch-past-meetings/mindfulness-and-mental-health/" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]     The COVID-19 pandemic has added another level of stress and anxiety for patients living with cancer due to things like delayed scans, telephone instead of in-clinic doctors...

Dave Trbizan Legacy Campaign

Dave Trbizan Legacy Campaign

[mkd_button size="" type="" text="KIDNEYCANCERCANADA.CA/DAVETRBIZANLEGACY" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="www.kidneycancercanada.ca/davetrbizanlegacy" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   Many of you have followed and donated to the Dave Trbizan fundraising campaign that he started over 3 years ago and managed to raise more than $100,000 for...

Webinar: optional management of urologic onclogy during COVID-19

Webinar May 27: Optimal Management of Urologic Oncology during COVID-19

  [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Register" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_G--fhtVsS5WmgIVk9SEKGg" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""] The Urologic Cancer Centre for Research & Innovation (UCCRI) hosts a virtual event to discuss the optimal management of urologic oncology during the COVID-19 pandemic. This meeting will focus...

Giving Tuesday Together We Help Kidney Cancer Canada

Giving Tuesday – A message of hope and unity

  [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Donate online" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/WebLink.aspx?name=E344126QE&id=39" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   Kidney Cancer Canada is your front-line support service for kidney cancer Patients and caregivers are being asked to be at their strongest in this time of uncertainty. So...

KIdney Cancer Canada: COVID-19 and my treatment plan

Will COVID-19 affect my treatment plan?

The Canadian Urological Association published a guidance document with the participation of eighteen academic genitourinary (GU) medical oncologists from 11 cancer centres across Canada to provide recommendations for managing patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.   [mkd_button size="" type="" text="See recommendations outlined for kidney cancer treatment" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome"...

Exercise class live on Instagram

Free online exercise classes

  Instructor Sarah Weller, Clinical Exercise Physiologist holds online exercise classes for cancer patients three times a week live on Instagram.   The classes are held  from 11 am to 12 pm EDT to help you get active, build strength, improve fitness and increase flexibility: [mkd_icon icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="circle" size=""...

Cancer care in Canada during the COVID-19 emergency

  [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Take the 5-question survey" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NB6ZQRD?fbclid=IwAR0gdvW0EktLfepdnQg142XvbbpJUIYWtOctKJP3nJ-LKVsHM9sV0gCOw_8" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]   Ear