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World Kidney Cancer Day - June18th, 2020

by Jane Ashley

June 18th, 2020, is World Kidney Cancer Day. This year’s theme — “We need to talk about physical activity” — seems even more important now as the world faces the COVID-19 pandemic for the foreseeable future. Why?

World Kidney Cancer Day 2020

Around the world, every person is grappling with what’s safe to do. Is it safe to go to the gym? Is it safe to be outside in parks or on trails? We’re evaluating our risk for COVID-19 and trying to find a balance to have quality-of-life and remain healthy.

Why is the International...

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March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month

by Jane Ashley

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month. 

Kidney Ribbon Logo

We have 2 kidneys. They filter our blood to remove impurities, excessive amounts of salt and other minerals and water. Our kidneys are amazing workhorses in our body — continuously filtering our blood (equivalent to about 200 quarts of blood daily) and producing 2 quarts of urine (waste products). Our kidneys also produce hormones that help regulate our blood pressure and red blood cell production.

Fortunately, our kidneys work independently of...

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March Cancer Awareness Events

by GregP_WN

March has Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month, Kidney Cancer Awareness Month, Triple Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Day, Lymphedema Awareness Month, International Women's Day, Kick Butts Day and Anal Cancer Awareness Day.

Click the links below each for more information.

Colon Cancer Sp Logo

Colon Cancer Warrior Profile Picture

For more information about Colorectal-Colon cancer

 Guide to Colorectal Cancer from Cancer.net

Colorectal Cancer Experiences Page at WhatNext

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