Author: Dena Battle

Voice of Kidney Cancer – Holly Johnson

Holly Johnson, is a stage 4 kidney cancer patient, but she doesn't let herself be defined by her diagnosis. Thank you for lending your voice

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month – Join our Facebook Campaign and tell your story!

I’ll be honest, there’s something about the word “awareness” that I’ve never really liked – I think it’s because I wish we didn’t have to be aware of kidney cancer.  And I suppose it makes sense, because our goal at KCCure is to raise money for research to eliminate kidney cancer – to end the need for an awareness month. But for now, there are too many reminders that it sti...

Report from ASCO GU 2017

ASCO GU is an annual symposium where doctors and members of the cancer community gather from around the world to discuss the latest and greatest in research for Genitourinary (GU) Cancers – which includes kidney cancer.  KCCure was honored to be included, along with many other valued advocacy organizations, representing the patient voice.

A Break From Cancer

When cancer is a part of your life, you never really get a break from it.  The nagging fears and concerns lurk in the crevices of our minds.  Regardless of your situation – whether you’re stage 1 or stage 4 – the fear of recurrence, concerns about whether a treatment is working, wondering about side effects – it’s just a part of life with cancer.

Renal Medullary Carcinoma (RMC) – Rare but not Invisible

There are rare subtypes of kidney cancer that don't get enough attention.

Of Clinical Trials and Vampires

Why do phlebotomists take all that blood after an infusion?

Everyone Can Help Raise Funds for Kidney Cancer Research

As with cancer research, when it comes to fundraising, small advances add up to big change.

Birthday Wish – A Cure for Kidney Cancer

With new research, we can create more reasons to celebrate.

In Kidney Cancer Care, You are the Center of the Team

When it comes to kidney cancer care, are patients and caregivers part of the team?

Curing Kidney Cancer – An Anniversary to Celebrate

It seems unfair to use the word anniversary to mark the day your husband died. I'm looking forward to another anniversary - the day we cure kidney cancer.

A Tribute to Life and a Mission for a Cure

Today would have been my late husband's 48th birthday. Help us share his story and raise funds to cure kidney cancer.

Shoes and Kidney Cancer Clinical Trials

I have a confession to make. I have a slight obsession with shoes...and kidney cancer clinical trials. They're not just for special occasions.

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