Kidney Cancer Association

Type: Organization
Name: Kidney Cancer Association
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Spotlighting a rare and often silent form of kidney cancer

What may seem like vague symptoms - side pain, fatigue, and fever - can turn into an alarming diagnosis for the estimated 65,000 people each year who learn they have kidney cancer.Twice as common in men as it is in women, kidney cancer is often a silent ... [Published Charlotte Post - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Kidney Cancer Association European International Symposium Webcast

FLEXI PLASTIC SHOPPING/CARRY BASKET 28CM X 14CM X 17CM - SET OF 3Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) April 30, 2013The Eighth European International Kidney Cancer Symposium will be webcast live from Budapest, May 3rd and 4th, 2013. Bringing together key individuals ... [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Kidney Cancer Association and Stanford University Faculty Collaborate on Patient Education

Held at the Stanford Cancer Center, the event provides newly diagnosed patients with an overview of the disease and its treatment. Survivors will find information about the management of drug side effects, as well as updates on the state-of-the-art with ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Kidney Cancer Association Joins CNN iReport

| PR WebKidney Cancer News monthly video news magazine featured on iReport website.Miami, Fla. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014Related Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare NewsThe Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) has established a CNN iReport channel for ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

NITTANY NOTES: Bolden says au revoir to LSU

Rob Bolden’s stay in the Bayou is apparently over. The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com, along with several other LSU sources, reported today that the one-time blue chip QB will transfer.Penn State fans had been scratching their heads at how the former Lions quarterback ... [Published Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Patients Join to Fight Major Cuts in Prescription Coverage Says Patients and Physicians for Rx Access

PR NewswireFAIRHOPE, Ala., July 14, 2014FAIRHOPE, Ala.In a matter of days more than 100 physicians, pharmacists, patients and patient advocate organizations have come together as Patients and Physicians for Rx Access, a new coalition that is working to ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Lift For Life Raises Funds and Awareness

The Penn State football team hopes to break the $1 million mark in fundraising for the Kidney Cancer Association. Activities related to the 12th annual Penn State Uplifting Athletes “Lift For Life” will begin on July 9, with a more fan interactive Lift ... [Published PRWeb - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Patient Participation Vital To Research

Kidney Cancer Association educates patients about the value of clinical trials. “Patients must understand the vital role they can play in advancing kidney cancer research,” says Bill Bro, CEO of the Kidney Cancer Association, a voluntary health organization ... [Published PRWeb - Jun 29 2014]
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 1 reports

Work and history of the Kidney Cancer Association

Carrie Konosky talks to ecancertv at the EIKCS conference about the history and work of the Kidney Cancer Association. The organisation is active in 102 countries and promotes a better understanding of kidney cancer among both physicians and patient. ... [Published BioPortfolio - May 06 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

Take the Kidney Cancer Association Summer Fitness Challenge

Stay fit and healthy while building awareness of kidney cancer and the need for a cure. Did you know that exercise can play a key role in your recovery from cancer? Here's a fun way to improve your fitness, overall health, and your emotional response ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 30 2014]
First reported Apr 25 2014 - Updated Apr 25 2014 - 1 reports

Kidney Cancer Association Gathers Hundreds of Medical Professionals in Dublin

European International Kidney Cancer Symposium helps unlock cancer's secrets. Bringing together key individuals and representatives from leading laboratories and centers working with renal cell carcinoma, the Ninth European International Kidney Cancer ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 25 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Penn State Athletics Charity Auction

Bid on a PSU Football team worn jersey with proceeds to benefit the Kidney Cancer Association 04/22/2014 ... [Published News from Kidney Cancer Association - Apr 22 2014]

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...areas of the body, which has a great impact on the prognosis they receive," said William Bro, president and CEO of the Kidney Cancer Association. "Raising awareness of RCC and its symptoms can lead to improved screening as well as earlier diagnosis and treatment, giving people a better chance at living a normal life."
"We're grateful to Dr. Sandy Srinivas for organizing this educational opportunity," says KCA CEO Bill Bro, a 25-year survivor of kidney cancer. "Sandy and her colleagues have put together a program that balances the needs of those recently diagnosed with those of patients on continued therapy for advanced disease. There's no question that people are living longer than ever before, while dealing with kidney cancer."
...will come as millions of patients and their families are caught by the unprecedented and largely unpublicized denial of coverage," McEniry said. "We simply can't sit back and allow insurance companies to dictate physician decisions regarding the best course of treatment for their patients. We must act now."
...Christie said, "Many of us with this incurable condition have tried heavy doses of narcotic pain killers that can have serious side effects and may give mixed results. Over-the-counter medications are mostly good for muscle aches, but did little to address my inflammation and pain. My doctor recently prescribed a new compounded ointment that stops the pain in minutes. It's simply wrong for insurers to take away coverage for such essential medications."

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Spotlighting a rare and often silent form of ki... [Published Charlotte Post - Aug 04 2014]
Kidney Cancer Association European Internationa... [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Aug 01 2014]
Kidney Cancer Association and Stanford Universi... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 31 2014]
Kidney Cancer Association Joins CNN iReport [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 31 2014]
NITTANY NOTES: Bolden says au revoir to LSU [Published Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - Jul 15 2014]
Patients Join to Fight Major Cuts in Prescripti... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 14 2014]
Patients Join to Fight Major Cuts in Prescripti... [Published TickerTech.com - Jul 14 2014]
Lift For Life Raises Funds and Awareness [Published PRWeb - Jun 30 2014]
Patient Participation Vital To Research [Published PRWeb - Jun 29 2014]
Work and history of the Kidney Cancer Association [Published BioPortfolio - May 06 2014]
Take the Kidney Cancer Association Summer Fitne... [Published PRWeb - Apr 30 2014]
Kidney Cancer Association Gathers Hundreds of M... [Published PRWeb - Apr 25 2014]
Penn State Athletics Charity Auction [Published News from Kidney Cancer Association - Apr 22 2014]
Take The 2014 Kidney Cancer Fitness Challenge! [Published News from Kidney Cancer Association - Apr 21 2014]
Kidney Cancer Facebook Page Nears 100,000 "Likes" [Published News from Kidney Cancer Association - Apr 09 2014]
Kidney Cancer Association March 2014 Newsletter [Published News from Kidney Cancer Association - Mar 29 2014]
Beware of "Trolls" [Published News from Kidney Cancer Association - Mar 22 2014]
Kidney Cancer Association Invests $1.4 Million ... [Published News from Kidney Cancer Association - Mar 13 2014]
Hollywood's Denise Richards Promotes Kidney Can... [Published News from Kidney Cancer Association - Mar 06 2014]
Kidney Cancer Association Live Support Online C... [Published PRWeb - Dec 24 2013]
Worlds Largest Kidney Cancer Charity Simplifies... [Published BioPortfolio - Nov 30 2013]
World’s Largest Kidney Cancer Charity Simplifie... [Published PRWeb - Nov 30 2013]
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Penn State Athletics Charity Auction [Published News from Kidney Cancer Association - Apr 22 2014]
Bid on a PSU Football team worn jersey with proceeds to benefit the Kidney Cancer Association 04/22/2014 ...
Take The 2014 Kidney Cancer Fitness Challenge! [Published News from Kidney Cancer Association - Apr 21 2014]
Did you know that exercise can play a key role in your  recovery from cancer ?  Here's a fun way to improve your fitness, overall health, and your emotional response to cancer. Building on the success of our 2013 Challenge, this year's Kidney Cancer ...
Kidney Cancer Facebook Page Nears 100,000 "Likes" [Published News from Kidney Cancer Association - Apr 09 2014]
"We're closing in on 100,000 'Likes' on our Facebook page ," says Carrie Konosky, Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) Vice President for Public Affairs. "With the achievement of this milestone close at hand, we are beginning to consolidate social media ...
Kidney Cancer Association March 2014 Newsletter [Published News from Kidney Cancer Association - Mar 29 2014]
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Beware of "Trolls" [Published News from Kidney Cancer Association - Mar 22 2014]
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