Join Us: Weill Cornell Medicine Kidney Cancer Patient Education Symposium

We are excited to announce that Weill Cornell Medicine’s first Kidney Cancer Patient Education Symposium will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 9AM – 2PM. 

Join fellow patients, and connect with leading medical experts as our own Dr. Ana Molina hosts discussions surrounding the most exciting updates in kidney cancer research and care. Here’s a sneak peek at what we have in store:

Updates inKidneyCancer Research & TreatmentKC Event
Maria Carlo, MD – Genetics
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Tim McClure, MD
– Interventional Radiology
Weill Cornell Medicine
Ana Molina, MD – Medical Oncology
Weill Cornell Medicine
Himanshu Nagar, MD – Radiation Oncology
Weill Cornell Medicine
Douglas Scherr, MD – Surgery
Weill Cornell Medicine

Advancements in Immunotherapy
Charles Drake, MD, PhD 
Genitourinary Oncology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

The Patient’s Role in Cancer Care
Dena Battle
President, KCCure

Coping with Kidney Cancer
Kelly Trevino, PhD
Psycho-Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

The Symposium will be hosted on the third floor of Weill Cornell Medicine’s Belfer Research Building (413 E. 69th Street | New York, NY 10065). Breakfast and networking will begin at 8AM. Lunch will also be provided.

The event is free and open to all patients and loved ones impacted by kidney cancer. RSVP is required. Reserve your seat today:


2 thoughts on “Join Us: Weill Cornell Medicine Kidney Cancer Patient Education Symposium”

  1. Hi – I’ll be coming to town for this – Im a patient with stage mRCC on IO therapy. Im 54 yrs old and Im tolerating the meds well so far. Im coming to town a couple days early and I was wondering if there any other visitors or participants who may be looking to meet up for a chat ?

  2. Just wanted to say I attended this event on Sat. Kudos to everyone involved in putting this together. It was outstanding! Every one of the speakers provided useful and informative information that was presented in a clear easy to understand fashion. Hope you will do this again and hopefully it will inspire other centers to do the same thing.
    Rob so sorry I didn’t see your comment until now. Are you on any of the patient support sites like Smart Patients http://www.smartpatients. com (sign up for the kidney cancer group) or one of the KcCure groups? Think you will find some great connections there. Wishing you well.

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