When it comes to fighting cancer, one size doesn ’t fit all
  Download this article as a PDF WHEN IT COMES TO FIGHTING CANCER, ONE SIZE DOESN & rsquo;T FIT ALL Why disease-specific organizations are vital to research, patient support and advocacy One of the most significant results of the online revolution of the last two decades has been the creation of information communities, organized around highly specialized topics. The monolithic, top down, one-size-fits-all mentality that characterized organizational structures and information exchange in the mid-20th century is gone. We & rsquo;re more focused and more targeted today -- connected with people who share...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - July 8, 2011 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

When it comes to fighting cancer, one size doesn ’t fit all
 Download this article as a PDFWHEN IT COMES TO FIGHTING CANCER, ONE SIZE DOESN’T FIT ALLWhy disease-specific organizations are vital to research, patient support and advocacyOne of the most significant results of the online revolution of the last two decades has been the creation of information communities, organized around highly specialized topics.The monolithic, top down, one-size-fits-all mentality that characterized organizational structures and information exchange in the mid-20th century is gone.We’re more focused and more targeted today -- connected with people who share our interests, our passion...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - July 8, 2011 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Chronic kidney disease - clinical review
An overview of the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of chronic kidney disease. (Source: GP Online Education)
Source: GP Online Education - February 25, 2011 Category: Primary Care Tags: Genito-urinary system Source Type: news

Target-dosing Anemia Treatments for Patients with Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease May Carry Risks
Researchers find that individuals with a poor hemoglobin response to ESAs have a higher risk of death and cardiovascular events. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 15, 2010 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

BRIEF: A new mechanism responsible for the development of chronic kidney disease after kidney injury
Researchers have identified a new mechanism responsible for the development of fibrosis in the kidney after injury. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - May 3, 2010 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Notes from the Eigth International Kidney Cancer Symposium
We are grateful to patient advocate Katherine Phillion for sharing her notes from our fall kidney cancer meeting.  Eigth International Kidney Cancer Symposium September 2009     Management of Small Renal Masses and Localized Renal Carcinoma Case Presentation and Background Robert G. Uzzo, M.D., FACS There are a lot of options available to manage small (
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - January 25, 2010 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Notes from the Eigth International Kidney Cancer Symposium
We are grateful to patient advocate Katherine Phillion for sharing her notes from our fall kidney cancer meeting. Eigth International Kidney Cancer SymposiumSeptember 2009  Management of Small Renal Masses and Localized Renal CarcinomaCase Presentation and BackgroundRobert G. Uzzo, M.D., FACSThere are a lot of options available to manage small (
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - January 25, 2010 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Patient Advocate's Notes From 8th International Kidney Cancer Symposium
  Eighth International Kidney Cancer Symposium September 2009     Management of Small Renal Masses and Localized Renal Carcinoma Case Presentation and Background Robert G. Uzzo, M.D., FACS There are a lot of options available to manage small (
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - January 4, 2010 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Patient Advocate's Notes From 8th International Kidney Cancer Symposium
 Eighth International Kidney Cancer SymposiumSeptember 2009  Management of Small Renal Masses and Localized Renal CarcinomaCase Presentation and BackgroundRobert G. Uzzo, M.D., FACSThere are a lot of options available to manage small (
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - January 4, 2010 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

AAKP to Wanda Sykes: Kidney Disease Isn't Funny
STATEMENT FROM AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS   KIDNEY FAILURE IS NO LAUGHING MATTER     The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) is very disappointed with Wanda Sykes’ comedic comments regarding kidney failure and Rush Limbaugh at the White House Correspondent Dinner over the weekend. While Ms. Sykes’ comments were most likely made in a light-hearted manner, hundreds of thousands of kidney disease patients and their loved ones do not see kidney failure as a laughing matter. Nearly 400,000 Americans are receiving dialysis as a life saving treatment for kidney failure ...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - May 12, 2009 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

AAKP to Wanda Sykes: Kidney Disease Isn't Funny
STATEMENT FROM AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS KIDNEY FAILURE IS NO LAUGHING MATTER   The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) is very disappointed with Wanda Sykes’ comedic comments regarding kidney failure and Rush Limbaugh at the White House Correspondent Dinner over the weekend. While Ms. Sykes’ comments were most likely made in a light-hearted manner, hundreds of thousands of kidney disease patients and their loved ones do not see kidney failure as a laughing matter. Nearly 400,000 Americans are receiving dialysis as a life saving treatment for kidney failure and ...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - May 12, 2009 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Aakp produces public policy brochure
Tampa, Fla . – Advancing its longstanding mission of improving the lives of fellow kidney patients, the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) announced today the development of a new public policy brochure. Titled, AAKP & You: How To Be Your Own Public Policy Advocate, the brochure is designed to encourage and educate kidney patients how to contact their state and local Congressional members. It is estimated over 20 million Americans have chronic kidney disease. Nearly 500,000 of those have end stage renal disease (ESRD). Funding for chronic kidney disease (CKD) has reached $14 billion dollars annually. &quo...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - April 12, 2007 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Aakp produces public policy brochure
Tampa, Fla .– Advancing its longstanding mission of improving the lives of fellow kidney patients, the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) announced today the development of a new public policy brochure. Titled,AAKP& You: How To Be Your Own Public Policy Advocate, the brochure is designed to encourage and educate kidney patients how to contact their state and local Congressional members.It is estimated over 20 million Americans have chronic kidney disease. Nearly 500,000 of those have end stage renal disease (ESRD). Funding for chronic kidney disease (CKD) has reached $14 billion dollars annually. "AAK...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - April 12, 2007 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news