Michael B. Lawing is a 20 year survivor of kidney cancer and a passionate patient advocate for others. In addition to his many roles in the cancer community, he is co-chair of the Patient Advisory Board for KCCure. We're grateful for his service. This is his story.
Adam Stern, MD, is a psychiatrist and director of psychiatric applications at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He shares his unique story as a physician, about what it's like to go from being in good health to living with kidney cancer.
Christine Farrell-LePage is a long-term survivor of stage 3 translocation Xp11.2 Renal Cell Carcinoma, a rare subtype of kidney cancer that is more frequently seen in pediatric cases, but is rising in incidence in adults. This is her story.
On April 19, 2012, Herman Connor was diagnosed with an extremely rare and aggressive form of kidney cancer, renal medullary carcinoma. Herman's story is a reminder that regardless of the prognosis, there is always hope. Below is his story told by his sister Cora, who is one of the world's leading advocates for RMC research and awareness.
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.