A diagnosis of kidney cancer can be overwhelming, and finding information to get started is difficult at first. We have put together resources to help you form a plan for a newly-diagnosed renal mass.
Start here for information about kidney cancer diagnosis and testing, including types of kidney cancer and terms to know.
Building Your Care Team
TREATMENTS & TRIAL OPTIONS
Learn about how you could take part in kidney cancer treatments and trials.
LIVING WELL WITH KIDNEY CANCER
This will look different for everyone, but learn how to manage these changes and live life to the full.
Take a breath. Don’t go to the internet and read outdated statistics. Medicines and treatments are changing daily, weekly. Find a care team that you can trust.
I recommend SmartPatients.com for everybody; there’s a place for you on Smart Patients. You’ll hear from other patients, you’ll hear from professionals.
– Gary C.,
advice to a new kidney cancer patient
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In 2016, Congress allocated $0 in funding dedicated to kidney cancer research. Through the power of advocacy, we have raised that number to $135 million in five years. We need YOU to keep this funding in place. Please plan to join our grassroots army for our second...
Join Our Grassroots Army
KidneyCAN is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit and does not receive any funding through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) or KCRP (Kidney Cancer Research Program). Our work is funded by grassroots donors in the kidney cancer community.