Kidney Cancer Advocacy Days: Spring 2024

March 11-12, 2024

Mark your calendars and be a part of KidneyCAN’s Spring Advocacy Days – a pivotal event where your voice can truly make a difference in the fight against kidney cancer.

Whether you’re in Washington DC or joining us virtually, your participation is crucial. We welcome patients, caregivers, researchers, doctors, and anyone impacted by kidney cancer to join this empowering event.

FY25 Kidney Cancer Community Asks

  • $60 million appropriation for KCRP
  • $51.303 billion for the NIH including $7.934 billion appropriation for the NCI
  • Support for long-term telehealth legislation prior to expiration of current Executive Order on 12/31/2024
  • Robust, sustainable funding for medical research and incorporate the patient voice on legislative policy matters, particularly those promoting clinical trial development, enrollment, and accelerating cures

Since 2018, KidneyCAN has organized 1,489 advocacy meetings with Congressional offices. Our grassroots army has now grown to 468 advocates.

NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY!

No prior experience? No problem! KidneyCAN will equip you with comprehensive training and a toolkit, ensuring you’re fully prepared with key advocacy talking points. Our in-person meetings on March 11th in DC and virtual meetings on March 12th via Zoom are designed to be accessible and impactful for everyone.

This is more than just an event; it’s a powerful opportunity to drive progress in kidney cancer research and treatment. The funding we advocate for is essential for developing new treatments and moving closer to cures. Your involvement could be the catalyst for change we desperately need. Let’s unite to make our voices heard and accelerate the path to a cure!

Register for virtual meetings on March 12th using the form below. To join our in-person advocacy team on March 11th, please email Deb Beyhan at debra.beyhan@kidneycan.org for more information.

If you have any questions, please reach out! We welcome anyone with a passion for accelerating cures for kidney cancer.

Contact our Legislative Patient Advocate, Debra Beyhan, at debra.beyhan@kidneycan.org.

Register for Spring Kidney Cancer Virtual Advocacy Days

To join our in-person advocacy team on March 11th, please email Deb Beyhan at debra.beyhan@kidneycan.org
for more information.

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We know that awareness of kidney cancer and its impact on many lives leads to a sense of urgency, a desire for solutions. Awareness leads to advocacy, and advocacy — joining to speak as one voice — leads to funding and research. That’s how we get to cures.

Did you know? #KidneyCancer is the 6th most prevalent cancer in men and the 9th most prevalent cancer in women, yet it has been a historically underfunded area of research. 

We are working to change that, but we need your help! Join us with a couple hours of your time on Tuesday, March 12th! We're organizing meetings with Members of Congress to ask for robust funding for kidney cancer research. 

When you share your story, you make an impact!

Register to join us 👉https://bit.ly/2024KCAdvocacy

ps. New to advocacy? No worries! Our team provides you with training and a toolkit, so you show up to your meetings feeling ready!

Did you know? #KidneyCancer is the 6th most prevalent cancer in men and the 9th most prevalent cancer in women, yet it has been a historically underfunded area of research.

We are working to change that, but we need your help! Join us with a couple hours of your time on Tuesday, March 12th! We`re organizing meetings with Members of Congress to ask for robust funding for kidney cancer research.

When you share your story, you make an impact!

Register to join us 👉https://bit.ly/2024KCAdvocacy

ps. New to advocacy? No worries! Our team provides you with training and a toolkit, so you show up to your meetings feeling ready!
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🗓️ Today's the day! Join us at 1PM ET for a vital webinar on Managing Medical Bills & Getting Financial Help, hosted by our partners at Triage Cancer. 

Navigating the financial side of healthcare can be challenging. Let's tackle it together! Save your spot now at TriageCancer.org/Webinars. 

#MedicalBills #FinancialSupport #CancerCare

🗓️ Today`s the day! Join us at 1PM ET for a vital webinar on Managing Medical Bills & Getting Financial Help, hosted by our partners at Triage Cancer.

Navigating the financial side of healthcare can be challenging. Let`s tackle it together! Save your spot now at TriageCancer.org/Webinars.

#MedicalBills #FinancialSupport #CancerCare
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Every breakthrough in kidney cancer research begins with funding—and that’s where we step in. 

KidneyCAN, together with AACR, is excited to fund two $50,000 research grants. Your support helps us invest directly in new treatments that bring us closer to a cure. Thank you for being part of this crucial journey! 

More info: https://bit.ly/AACR-KidneyCAN-Grant

#AcceleratingCures #FundingCures #PatientDriven #KidneyCancerCare

Every breakthrough in kidney cancer research begins with funding—and that’s where we step in.

KidneyCAN, together with AACR, is excited to fund two $50,000 research grants. Your support helps us invest directly in new treatments that bring us closer to a cure. Thank you for being part of this crucial journey!

More info: https://bit.ly/AACR-KidneyCAN-Grant

#AcceleratingCures #FundingCures #PatientDriven #KidneyCancerCare
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Did you know? Access to specialized #kidneycancer care is a significant and expensive challenge in rural areas, but #telehealth can bridge this gap. 

KidneyCAN is advocating for robust telehealth legislation, and we need your voice on March 12th! Join our virtual advocacy day to ensure everyone has the care they deserve. 🧡💚

Register now: https://bit.ly/2024KCAdvocacy

Did you know? Access to specialized #kidneycancer care is a significant and expensive challenge in rural areas, but #telehealth can bridge this gap.

KidneyCAN is advocating for robust telehealth legislation, and we need your voice on March 12th! Join our virtual advocacy day to ensure everyone has the care they deserve. 🧡💚

Register now: https://bit.ly/2024KCAdvocacy
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📢 Attention #kidneycancer advocates in the following states! We need YOU!

VT ◦ KY ◦ AR ◦ MS ◦ NM ◦ WY ◦ UT ◦ ID ◦ AK ◦ HI ◦ NV ◦ OR ◦ ND ◦ SD ◦ NE ◦ WI

Your state urgently needs representation for our Virtual Advocacy Day on March 12th! 

Stand with KidneyCAN and make your voice heard for kidney cancer research funding. Advocacy takes just a little bit of your time, and we provide everything you need to succeed!

Sign up now: https://bit.ly/2024KCAdvocacy 

#BeTheChange #AcceleratingCures #CancerResearch #FundTheCure

📢 Attention #kidneycancer advocates in the following states! We need YOU!

VT ◦ KY ◦ AR ◦ MS ◦ NM ◦ WY ◦ UT ◦ ID ◦ AK ◦ HI ◦ NV ◦ OR ◦ ND ◦ SD ◦ NE ◦ WI

Your state urgently needs representation for our Virtual Advocacy Day on March 12th!

Stand with KidneyCAN and make your voice heard for kidney cancer research funding. Advocacy takes just a little bit of your time, and we provide everything you need to succeed!

Sign up now: https://bit.ly/2024KCAdvocacy

#BeTheChange #AcceleratingCures #CancerResearch #FundTheCure
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Get ready to be inspired! 🌟 

Join us for a live event with the new NCI Director, Dr. Kimryn Rathmell, on Feb 22 at 11:30 AM ET. 

As a #kidneycancer specialist, Dr. Rathmell's appointment is a significant moment for our community. Tune in to hear her vision and impact on cancer research. 

You can watch on Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/events/764377741828356/

#NCIDirectorLive #KidneyCancerCare #CancerResearch

Get ready to be inspired! 🌟

Join us for a live event with the new NCI Director, Dr. Kimryn Rathmell, on Feb 22 at 11:30 AM ET.

As a #kidneycancer specialist, Dr. Rathmell`s appointment is a significant moment for our community. Tune in to hear her vision and impact on cancer research.

You can watch on Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/events/764377741828356/

#NCIDirectorLive #KidneyCancerCare #CancerResearch
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🌐Spring Advocacy Days are coming up! We still need virtual participants on March 12th! No matter where you are, you can join KidneyCAN to advocate for #kidneycancer research funding. 

Your story has power! Share it with Congress from the comfort of your home to help us make progress. 

Learn more and sign up: https://bit.ly/2024KCAdvocacy 

#VirtualAdvocacy #KidneyCancerAction

🌐Spring Advocacy Days are coming up! We still need virtual participants on March 12th! No matter where you are, you can join KidneyCAN to advocate for #kidneycancer research funding.

Your story has power! Share it with Congress from the comfort of your home to help us make progress.

Learn more and sign up: https://bit.ly/2024KCAdvocacy

#VirtualAdvocacy #KidneyCancerAction
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🎥 The full recording of KidneyCAN's latest Town Hall is now available on YouTube! 

Join Uromigos Drs. Brian Rini and Tom Powles as they provide exclusive insights into #kidneycancer research advancements. Perfect for patients, caregivers, and professionals seeking the latest info. 

Watch now and stay informed! ➡️ https://youtu.be/aIMbUp0Fan0

#KidneyCANTownHall #Uromigos #RCC #CancerNews #KidneyCancerAwareness #ResearchUpdates

🎥 The full recording of KidneyCAN`s latest Town Hall is now available on YouTube!

Join Uromigos Drs. Brian Rini and Tom Powles as they provide exclusive insights into #kidneycancer research advancements. Perfect for patients, caregivers, and professionals seeking the latest info.

Watch now and stay informed! ➡️ https://youtu.be/aIMbUp0Fan0

#KidneyCANTownHall #Uromigos #RCC #CancerNews #KidneyCancerAwareness #ResearchUpdates
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Exciting news from KidneyCAN! 🌟 

In partnership with AACR, we're directly funding two $50,000 research grants to advance #kidneycancer treatments. It's a big leap toward new breakthroughs, and it's all thanks to the support of our incredible community. (Psst -- that's YOU!)

Together, we're powering the journey to cures. 

Details here: https://bit.ly/AACR-KidneyCAN-Grant

#AcceleratingCures #KidneyCancerResearch #CommunityImpact #RCC

Exciting news from KidneyCAN! 🌟

In partnership with AACR, we`re directly funding two $50,000 research grants to advance #kidneycancer treatments. It`s a big leap toward new breakthroughs, and it`s all thanks to the support of our incredible community. (Psst -- that`s YOU!)

Together, we`re powering the journey to cures.

Details here: https://bit.ly/AACR-KidneyCAN-Grant

#AcceleratingCures #KidneyCancerResearch #CommunityImpact #RCC
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We are gearing up for tonight's Town Hall to review the latest #kidneycancer research with the Uromigos! You won't want to miss their trademark wit and debate as they cover 2023 research breakthroughs and look ahead to what we can expect in 2024. 

➡️ Renowned Experts: Brian Rini & Tom Powles
➡️ 6:00-7:00 pm ET
➡️ FREE Zoom webinar
➡️ Register for access: https://bit.ly/UromigosTownHall

Pro tip #1:  If you email us at 6 pm asking for the link, we will have trouble letting you in ... register now to get the link in your inbox, and you won't miss a thing!

Pro tip #2: If you want to see this but can't catch it live, register! You will get a link to the video as soon as it's available. 

Looking forward to a great event! See you tonight!

#AcceleratingCures #TownHall #CancerResearch #KidneyCancer #RCC #KidneyCancerResearch #Uromigos #2023Research #2024Outlook #CancerAwareness #MedicalResearch #ImmunotherapyAdvances #Immunotherapy #Biomarkers

We are gearing up for tonight`s Town Hall to review the latest #kidneycancer research with the Uromigos! You won`t want to miss their trademark wit and debate as they cover 2023 research breakthroughs and look ahead to what we can expect in 2024.

➡️ Renowned Experts: Brian Rini & Tom Powles
➡️ 6:00-7:00 pm ET
➡️ FREE Zoom webinar
➡️ Register for access: https://bit.ly/UromigosTownHall

Pro tip #1: If you email us at 6 pm asking for the link, we will have trouble letting you in ... register now to get the link in your inbox, and you won`t miss a thing!

Pro tip #2: If you want to see this but can`t catch it live, register! You will get a link to the video as soon as it`s available.

Looking forward to a great event! See you tonight!

#AcceleratingCures #TownHall #CancerResearch #KidneyCancer #RCC #KidneyCancerResearch #Uromigos #2023Research #2024Outlook #CancerAwareness #MedicalResearch #ImmunotherapyAdvances #Immunotherapy #Biomarkers
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