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$50 Million in Kidney Cancer Research Funding

December 28th, 2020|Comments Off on $50 Million in Kidney Cancer Research Funding

$50 Million in Kidney Cancer Research Funding After some tense drama surrounding the months-long legislation, the President signed into law the coronavirus relief package along with omnibus government funding bill that includes the

  • Advocating for Kidney Cancer Research Funding in DC

Advocating for Research Funding in DC: Show Us the Money!

December 17th, 2020|Comments Off on Advocating for Research Funding in DC: Show Us the Money!

On December 8th and 9th, KidneyCAN once again rallied our delgates to Washington, DC, to ask for Congress to fund kidney cancer research. This advocacy event was entirely virtual, conducted via phone calls and

  • Biden - Cancer Moonshot - Photo from NBC

A Letter to President-Elect Biden’s Transition Team

November 20th, 2020|Comments Off on A Letter to President-Elect Biden’s Transition Team

A Letter to President-Elect Biden's Transition Team With the increasing likelihood of a new presidential administration, President-Elect Biden is expected to bring a new emphasis on the drive to find cures for cancers.

  • William Kaelin at KCRS20

#KCRS20: A Global Success!

November 1st, 2020|Comments Off on #KCRS20: A Global Success!

#KCRS20: A Global Success! On October 22-23, 2020, KidneyCAN presented the second annual Kidney Cancer Research Summit in a global virtual conference. The event was an incredible success, and we are so pleased

  • Toni Choeiri | Checkpoint 9ER

Checkpoint 9ER: A New Arrow in Our Quiver

October 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Checkpoint 9ER: A New Arrow in Our Quiver

Checkmate 9ER: A New Arrow in Our Quiver The results of Phase 3 Checkmate 9ER trial are in! The 9ER trial evaluated the combination of Nivolumab (“Nivo”) and Cabozantinib (“Cabo”). This trial compared

District Days: Do Something!

October 1st, 2020|Comments Off on District Days: Do Something!

District Days: Do Something! On August 12-13, 2020, KidneyCAN organized our first District Days. 122 advocates from 29 states participated in 115 conference call meetings during this remote Hill Day. The KidneyCAN

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