For some cancers, “awareness” campaigns can save lives. Signs and symptoms or early diagnostic tests can mean catching a cancer earlier – in a more treatable form. But in kidney cancer, signs and symptoms usually don’t occur until a cancer is more advanced and unfortunately, we still don’t have early screening technology for kidney cancer.
At KCCure, Kidney Cancer Awareness month is about bringing patients, caregivers, researchers and doctors together to make our collective voice loud and clear. Help us tell the world that this disease exists, that we’re fighting and that we need a cure!
- Share your story and inspire others! By posting your experience with kidney cancer – as a patient or a caregiver, you can help someone else know that they aren’t alone.
- Patients and caregivers learn from one another! Maybe you sought out a second opinion or participated in a clinical trial. Your story might be the answer to another patient’s question!
- Kidney cancer is vastly underfunded. Ask others to donate so that we can fund the research necessary to develop earlier diagnostic tests for kidney cancer!
We plan to profile patient voices throughout the month of March. Sharing your story is easy. Click here to see examples of other patients and caregivers who shared their journey. Want to participate? Send us a note through our Contact Us page and someone from our Patient Advisory Board will contact you directly and show you how easy it is!