Blog Archive

Developments in Renal Medullary Carcinoma

Cora Connor shares her brother’s story of renal medullary carcinoma and its association with Sickle Cell trait. It is not necessary to have Sickle Cell disease to have RMC.

Family Health History

Compiling your Family Health History can provide important clues in diagnosing conditions in yourself and others in your family.

World Kidney Day – March 12, 2015

Today is March 12, 2015 – It is World Kidney Day. I invite everyone of you to drink a glass of clean, safe water today. I also invite you to give a glass of clean, safe water to someone else in celebration of your kidneys. Make a toast to all the brave survivors out there […]

A Physician responds to OpenNotes critics

There’s a very good article in KevinMD by Dr. Peter Elias, a family physician who really works with his patient as a member of the team.

Mike Lawing’s summary of the Dublin KCA meeting

Mike Lawing has produced a beautiful and thorough report from the Ninth European Kidney Cancer Symposium, Dublin, April 2014.

On Happiness and the Weather

We can’t control what happens to us. We can only control how we respond. Wishing you happy days and a Very Happy Life … no matter what.

Healthcare report from the Ukraine

Inna Krulko from Ukraine reports on the International Kidney Cancer Coalition meeting in Amsterdam #IKCC14. In addition to her summary of the conference she gives us some glimpses into the kidney cancer situation in Ukraine.

What do you think about radiation exposure in medical imaging?

Please respond to this brief survey about radiation in medical imaging.

Kidney Cancer Support Groups sharing ideas

I was honored to be part of the International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) conference last week in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Braeden’s Challenges

Ray Flynn, former Mayor of Boston, fights with passion for his grandson’s health and quality of life. Braeden has a rare condition that presents him and his family with significant challenges.