KCCure Blog

Gary Poteat – A Kidney Cancer Warrior

Gary Poteat is a kidney cancer warrior. Join our mission and fight alongside him and thousands more to put an end to this disease.

Kidney Cancer Research – A Physician’s Take

I asked an oncologist why he thinks we need funding for kidney cancer research immediately. Here is what he said.

The Difficult Talks After Kidney Cancer

There’s no such thing as a right or wrong way to tell your children that one of their parents (and your spouse) has died. No one wants to talk about these things, but we have to.

Legacy of a Musketeer – A Cure for Kidney Cancer

I see the legacy of my friend Chris Battle everywhere. KCCure is going to leave a legacy too: a cure for 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.

How Women Support Kidney Cancer Research in No Tie July

During No Tie July, men are taking off their ties and donating to KCCure, but what can women do to show their support for kidney cancer research?

D-Day for a Kidney Cancer Warrior

When my late husband was diagnosed with stage IV kidney cancer, he called it D-Day. From that moment on, every day was a gift.

It Takes a Team to Cure Kidney Cancer

When KCCure asked me if I would help raise funds for kidney cancer research, I agreed immediately. But how can someone who is not a patient or doctor contribute? Here's how.

Kidney Cancer – A Threat We Can End

Chris Battle, who founded Security Debrief, died from kidney cancer in 2013, and today, we have an opportunity to pick up the fight where Chris left off.

In July, We Can’t Have a Tie – We Must Have a Win!

KCCure has been offered a $50,000 matching grant for all donations during No Tie July. But a “match” is actually a tie! Help us raise $60,000 this month.

No Tie July Gets Famous Treatment

KCCure President Dena Battle spoke (hilariously) with FamousDC about the organization, our cofounders and our month-long fundraising initiative, No Tie July.

Get Casual for #NoTieJuly!

Many thanks to FamousDC's Katherine Richardson for this great article about KCCure and our month-long fundraising effort, No Tie July!

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