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.
Holly and Joe share a story that is familiar to many of us who have experienced a kidney cancer diagnosis. Delays due to the wrong tests, referrals for complications. But also what it means to patients when doctors communicate effectively and when nurses go above and beyond to save Christmas. Holly and Joe - we are all here cheering you on!
My Journey with Kidney cancer started back in 2002. I had a kidney stone in my right kidney but during the process of treating the kidney stone - they found a tumor in my left kidney which resulted in a radical nephrectomy. After a few years of scans, my doctors told me that I was clear and didn’t need to be followed anymore.