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June 22 is World Kidney Cancer Day!

June 22 is World Kidney Cancer Day!

As members of the International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC), KCCure is a proud partner and participant of the first-ever World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day.  On June 22, 2017, patients, caregivers, health care professionals and local organizations from around the world will join together to raise awareness about kidney cancer.

Why have World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day?

Kidney cancer is a serious disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people worldwide and is resulting in a growing global burden on health care systems.  In fact, the worldwide incidence of kidney cancer is predicted to rise by 22 percent by 2020.

Despite the effect kidney cancer has on patients and health care systems around the globe, it is a little-known type of cancer with many unanswered questions related to prevention, risk factors, treatment practices and widening gaps in mortality rates.

So, on World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day on June 22, the global kidney cancer community is asking questions and seeking answers to raise awareness and funds to help fight kidney cancer with the World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day Quiz.

World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day also provides an opportunity to show-case how collaboration among organizations can help to facilitate change and advance opportunities for all patients.  Please join us by sharing the Q&A Day quiz on social media and by taking part in the green lip-stick challenge!!  Follow us on Twitter and on Facebook for opportunities to share!

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Dena Battle is the President of KCCure. She also serves on the Advisory Board for the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and as a member of the Patient and Family Advisory Council.

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