Here you will find case study video’s from patients who have been kind enough to share the story of their kidney cancer journey, as well as support video’s, video’s from supporters of the Fund who have taken part in event’s and video’s showcasing some of our events.
We hope you find these helpful.
Mike Tunstall lost a kidney to cancer only to have the threat of losing a second to the disease present itself a few years later. This is his story of how he came to opt for cryoablation treatment above others available.
On Friday 23rd September 2016, Kidney Cancer UK held its annual Presidents Dinner at The House Of Lords, Peers Dinning Room in the glorious settings of The Palace of Westminster. Our speakers included our Chairman James Whale, Game of Thrones star James Cosmo and key speaker Ed Gerrard, a kidney cancer patient given a life expectancy of 12 months in Christmas 2015.
In July 2011, Nick Maude, from Upton Grey near Basingstoke, and Richard Perkins from Winchester cycled the ‘Etape’, a 208km one-day stage of the Tour de France in the Massif Centrale. Tragically, just four months later, Nick Maude died following a late diagnosis of kidney cancer. Richard along with friends Roger and Simon talk about Nick and tell his story through their eyes.
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.
This is Don MacMillan and he has kindly shared his experience of living with kidney cancer from the point of view of a husband who cares for his wife, Dorothy, who has kidney cancer. You can also view Dorothy’s video on this page.
Donald Marshall, a kidney cancer survivor, shares his journey with and discusses his involvement in and the benefits of our Buddy Scheme.
Hill runner, mountain rescue member and all round fitness enthusiast Linda showed no real signs of kidney cancer. When she went to her doctor with a totally unrelated minor ailment she could not believe the news she eventually got.
Dave Chessum is a kidney cancer patient and he is sharing his journey which has included being treated with and the side effects of the drugs #axitinib, everolimus and the new drug #cabozantinib.
Dorothy MacMillan has kidney cancer and is a true survivor. In this first part of a two part interview, Dorothy shares her experiences and talks about how she copes with the good days and the bad days and some of the side effects of the medication.
Dorothy MacMillan has kidney cancer and is a true survivor. In the second part of this two part interview, Dorothy shares her experiences and talks about how she copes with the good days and the bad days and some of the side effects of the medication.
Terry Fox is married to Geraldine and he has cared and looked after her throughout her kidney cancer journey. This is his story. Part one of two short videos.
Terry Fox is married to Geraldine and he has cared and looked after her throughout her kidney cancer journey. This is his story. Part two of two short videos.
A Patient’s Story. In her own words, Mary Dawson kindly shares her kidney cancer journey with us. Thank you Mary.
Martin Everett was kind enough to share his kidney cancer journey at our Southampton Patient Day on December 3rd, 2014
Christy Watson, a kidney cancer survivor shares her experience of taking part in a kidney cancer clinical trial at our sister charity Kidney Cancer Scotland’s Kidney Cancer Information Day.
Maria Doherty shares her kidney cancer story with Kidney Cancer UK and talks about our Buddy Programme. Her words are honest and we thank Marry for sharing this part of her life for the benefit of other kidney cancer patients.
In 2012, former Portsmouth FC first team coach, Alan McLoughlin was told he had kidney Cancer. This is his story. Part 1 & 2.
Alan McLoughlin shares his kidney cancer journey. Part 3.
Alan McLoughlin shares the fianl part of his kidney cancer journey. Part 4.
Diagnosed with kidney cancer? Undergoing treatment for kidney cancer? Are you careing for someone with kidney cancer? Do you need a Buddy? Well we can help you find one.