Category Archive: RCC News & Research

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The Path Forward – Introducing KCCure

June 30, 2016 - 2 Comments

This blog began as a caringbridge site. Some of you may remember Chris’s funny opening line – something about being able to ride a bull while crying. In the beginning, it was an effort to keep family and friends updated, but it grew into something much bigger. That change forced us to move from caringbridge [...]



March 31, 2014 - 5 Comments

Not too long ago, Kate and I were talking about cancer. She wanted to know why some people get [...]


Shoes and Clinical Trials – Don’t Save Them for Fancy Occasions

October 31, 2013 - 7 Comments

I have a confession to make. I have a slight obsession with shoes. I wasn’t always a shoe [...]

A Season of Transition

October 2, 2013 - 5 Comments

By now, most of you know that Chris died on August 8th. We held a beautiful ceremony in Savannah – [...]


FDA committee votes no to Tivozanib

May 4, 2013 - 6 Comments

Our fearless journeymen Chris and Dena travel to FDA headquarters to urge the passage of a new [...]

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Will you help us say thank you – and save lives?

March 5, 2013 - 3 Comments

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month and March 30th is Doctor's Appreciation Day. Will you help [...]


Boo! Run for Life – Help raise some funds for kidney cancer research

September 24, 2012 - 2 Comments

Help raise some money for kidney cancer research by running in this year's Boo! Run for life!

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Aveo, Astellas to launch new Tivo trial for renal cell carcinoma

June 22, 2012 - 1 Comment

Aveo Oncology and Astellas Pharma Inc. will launch a new clinical trial to gather more data for [...]

Researchers Testing Rat Brain Cells Grown on Computer Chip

New study details potential for fast tumor growth after stopping Sutent

May 10, 2012 - 7 Comments

A new study reviews the potential for cancer cells to grow faster after the discontinuation of TKI [...]

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A brief history and explanation of IL-15

May 3, 2012 - 14 Comments

Last week I touched briefly on the differences between IL-2 and IL-15, but I wanted to follow up [...]

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