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Patient Support

Recently Diagnosed

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.

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About Kidney Cancer

Find out about kidney cancer, including how it is diagnosed, treatments you might have, possible side effects and how to get further support.

Visit our Kidney Cancer Information Pages

Literature and Factsheets

This section of the website will give you a wealth of information about kidney cancer including award winning ‘Understanding Kidney Cancer’ booklet.

Download Literature and Factsheets here

Visit our Kidney Cancer Forum

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.

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Kidney Cancer Careline

Case Studies

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Linzi Atkinson

29 year old Linzi Atkinson was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2017. She has had her kidney removed and is living a healthy life following...
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Kidney Cancer Careline

If you are newly diagnosed, a kidney cancer patient, a family member or friend of someone with kidney cancer our Careline is here to support you. The service is free and confidential and you will talk to a professional who is there to help.

We are here to listen, inform & support.

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Latest Video

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Simon Smith

Simon Smith presented with the classic symptoms of kidney cancer to his doctor, specialist and A&E and was delayed treatment through misdiagnosis of kidney stones for over three vital months.

Events News

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Guest Blogger

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Fundraising & Events

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!

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Free Booklet

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You can order your free copy of our award winning ‘Understanding Kidney Cancer’ HERE or download as a PDF to read later HERE or click the image above to read online now.

Work With Us

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.

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