Kidney Cancer Canada eNews
Issue 3; 2014
Our mission at Kidney Cancer Canada is to improve the lives of those affected by kidney cancer across Canada by advocating for access to new treatments, promoting research and providing support, information and education.
To date we have almost 2,400 patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, family and friends in our community. If you haven't had a chance to connect with others in our community yet, be sure to put yourself on our interactive map or join in on our discussion forum. We are here to help and together we can make a difference.
In this issue:
Listen to an expert patient (10 years with advanced kidney cancer) answer questions in this 8-minute video about:
- Clinical trials
- Dealing with scans and "scanxiety"
- Switching treatments when necessary
- Being your own best advocate
- Advice to fellow patients with mRCC.
"The Body-Mind-Spirit Connection: Making a Difference on the Kidney Cancer Journey" featuring Dr. Robert Rutledge, MD, Radiation Oncologist.
When: Thursday, May 15, 2014 from 7-9pm
Where: QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Support kidney cancer patients and survivors and Kick It Up for Kidney Cancer - June 1!
Kidney Cancer Canada is thrilled to announce that Juno Award Winning Singer/Songwriter and Soul Sensation Jully Black
will be MC’ing the 2nd Annual Kick It Up for Kidney Cancer boot camp event.
Jully joins our Dream Team of trainer’s - Michael DeCorte
, Brent Bishop
and Eva Redpath
- who will lead participants through 4 hours of fun and fitness.
In honor of Jully’s participation, we are extending our early-bird registration deadline to April 30th! Space is limited and we are filling up fast - don't delay. Register now
If you can't participate you can support the event by making a donation here
to support kidney cancer patients and survivors across Canada.
Thank you for your continued support of our work. Please take a moment to share this newsletter with a family member or friend and help us create awareness and raise funds for this under-recognized and under-funded disease.