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.
Our Facebook Kidney Cancer Support Group is a forum for kidney cancer patients, carers, their families and friends. There you have can share your experience of kidney cancer and ask for advice or support from those in a similar position. this is a closed Facebook page which means you will have to apply to join. This is very simple and all is required is for you to answer all three questions to join. If you do not answer the questions you will not be accepted for the group.
You may also ask a question for our faculty of specialist kidney cancer nurses to answer –directly to you.
If you would like to join our mailing list to keep in touch with what is happening at Kidney Cancer UK and Kidney Cancer Scotland, you can join our mailing list here. Also, if you are on our mailing list and want to be removed, you can also do that here too.
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.
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.
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!
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.