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World Kidney Cancer Day 2021: We Need to Talk About How We’re Feeling

On June 17th, people from all around the world came together to participate in activities for #WorldKidneyCancerDay, and we’re proud to share what KidneyCAN did in partnership with the IKCC and many other partners from the kidney cancer community. Our goal each year...

Dr. John T. Wilson: “A Lot of Reason to Hope”

Researcher Spotlight: Dr. John T. Wilson Giving Patients "A Lot of Reason to Hope" At KidneyCAN, we have the pleasure of meeting and working with talented researchers from all over the world. We want to share some of the insights and experiences of one such researcher...

Speak Up for Kidney Cancer Research Funding: District Days 2021

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...

Lucinda Peng: Inspired to Speak Up

KidneyCAN is excited to begin a new Spotlight Series, where we’ll introduce you to members of the kidney cancer community whose stories inspire and motivate us in our work. Today, we’d like you to meet Lucinda Peng, from Atlanta, Georgia. Lucinda is a founding member...
$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 FY21 Defense Appropriations Act. This package contains an increase to $50 million...

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Register Now for KCRS21

Register Now for KCRS21

KidneyCAN is proud to open registration for the 3rd Annual Kidney Cancer Research Summit. KCRS is a meeting focused on basic, translational, and clinical kidney cancer research. This meeting is fueled by the ideas and research funded through the Department of Defense...

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A Letter to President-Elect Biden’s Transition Team

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. Expectations are high among the advocacy and...

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#KCRS20: A Global Success!

#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...

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Checkpoint 9ER: A New Arrow in Our Quiver

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...

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District Days: Do Something!

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...

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Dr. John T. Wilson: “A Lot of Reason to Hope”

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Researcher Spotlight: Dr. John T. Wilson Giving Patients "A Lot of Reason to Hope" At KidneyCAN, we have the pleasure of meeting and working with talented researchers from all over the world. We want to share some of the insights and experiences of one such researcher today, Dr. John T. Wilson,...

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Researcher Spotlight: Dr. John T. Wilson Giving Patients "A Lot of Reason to Hope" At KidneyCAN, we have the pleasure of meeting and working with talented researchers from all over the world. We want to share some of the insights and experiences of one such researcher today, Dr. John T. Wilson,...

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World Kidney Cancer Day 2021: We Need to Talk About How We’re Feeling

World Kidney Cancer Day 2021: We Need to Talk About How We’re Feeling

On June 17th, people from all around the world came together to participate in activities for #WorldKidneyCancerDay, and we’re proud to share what KidneyCAN did in partnership with the IKCC and many other partners from the kidney cancer community. Our goal each year on World Kidney Cancer Day is...

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Dr. John T. Wilson: “A Lot of Reason to Hope”

Researcher Spotlight: Dr. John T. Wilson Giving Patients "A Lot of Reason to Hope" At KidneyCAN, we have the pleasure of meeting and working with talented researchers from all over the world. We want to share some of the insights and experiences of one such researcher today, Dr. John T. Wilson,...

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World Kidney Cancer Day 2021: We Need to Talk About How We’re Feeling

World Kidney Cancer Day 2021: We Need to Talk About How We’re Feeling

On June 17th, people from all around the world came together to participate in activities for #WorldKidneyCancerDay, and we’re proud to share what KidneyCAN did in partnership with the IKCC and many other partners from the kidney cancer community. Our goal each year on World Kidney Cancer Day is...