Would you like to run a marathon, a half-marathon, a 5k fun run or maybe you like to do Mud Running or Cycling? There are hundreds of ways to help us support kidney cancer patients a cross England, Scotland and Wales and the one thing they have in common is they have to be fun!
If you, a loved one or a friend has recently been diagnosed with kidney cancer, you probably have a lot of questions about testing, treatments, side effects, clinical trials and other medical issues. We will support you on each step of your journey.
Find out about kidney cancer, including how it is diagnosed, treatments you might have, possible side effects and how to get further support.
This section of the website will give you a wealth of information about kidney cancer including award winning ‘Understanding Kidney Cancer’ booklet.
This is a forum for kidney cancer patients, carers, their families and friends. Here you have can share your experience of kidney cancer and ask for advice or support from those in a similar position. You may also ask a question for our faculty of specialist kidney cancer nurses to answer –directly to you.
Dr Fran King has kidney cancer and has been prescribed the drugs pazopanib, sunitinib and is currently on a clinical trial for nivolumab. Here, along with his oncologist, Dr Kate Fife, Frank talks about those drugs effects and his kidney cancer journey.
Working for the Kidney Cancer UK is a rewarding and positive experience.
We recognise the difference that people can make. Working as part of a tight knit team where everyone works to the top of their ability, we will help you develop your career to ensure we maintain the highest standard of support for kidney cancer patients, carers and their family across the UK throughout their kidney cancer journey.
This free course is designed to provide health professionals with a deeper understanding of kidney cancer and its treatment.
We feel that it is essential that nurses have knowledge of the disease and its treatment, in order to provide a high standard of care for this group of patients.
This course is free to take, please enroll using the button below