Kidney cancer increasing annually

The incidence of kidney cancer is increasing hugely. Jon’s campaign and fundraising for the UCL & Royal Free research project is so important. He wants the next generation of Kidney cancer sufferers to have a better chance of a long life.

UCL_DivisionSIS_logo-01Cancer Research have recently published new statistics on kidney cancer in the UK, it is now the Version 2FIFTH most common cancer in men. Here are some of the facts: In 2013 there were around 11,900 new cases of kidney cancer in the UK, that’s 33 cases diagnosed every day. Overall kidney cancer is the seventh most common cancer, in men, kidney cancer is the fifth most common cancer, with around 7,500 cases diagnosed in 2013.In women kidney cancer is the 10th most common cancer, with around 4,400 cases diagnosed in 2013. Since the late1970s, kidney cancer incidence rates have more than doubled (149% increase) in Great Britain. Over the last decade, kidney cancer incidence rates have increased by around a third (34%) in the UK. 
Please keep supporting this vital project which is looking for disease markers for earlier diagnosis, you can donate here, or here. Thank you very much.   

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