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International Kidney Cancer Symposium

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Mike Lawing attended the Kidney Cancer Symposium in Chicago in October 2013, a forum for the top kidney cancer doctors in the world to share ideas. He has prepared a report for the KCA, presenting the highlights of the meeting in patient-approachable language. He answers questions from Joyce and from our listeners about this important meeting.

Five years ago, there were no drugs to combat kidney cancer, and kidney cancer was notoriously unresponsive to classic chemotherapy. Now there is an array of new drugs to help, and there is more hope for people with kidney cancer than ever before.

Mike and Joyce talk about the progress and challenges presented at the KCA’s Annual Kidney Cancer Symposium.

Online access to the Symposium Summary

the 2013 and 2012 summaries are accessible from the KCA Page:
(listed as Patient-Friendly Summaries)

View 2013 Presentations | View Abstracts | View Patient-friendly Summary

View 2012 Presentations | View Abstracts | View Patient-friendly Summary
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