Kidney Cancer 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.

Updating the Advocacy Activities of Robin and Mike

Robin and Mike have a discussion about their current activities in healthcare advocacy, and how advocacy can be beneficial to persons dealing with personal challenges in medical conditions

World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day!

Powerful Patient joins support groups worldwide in raising awareness of kidney cancer. Take the quiz and help find answers.

Relay for Life … time to cure cancer

Just as many technologies had to grow to the point that SmartPhones are possible, so in medicine we are now at the point that a cure for cancer is possible.

Debbie Does Bethesda – a story of Oncocytoma

Debra shares her adventures with kidney cancer and oncocytoma.

Patients and doctors unite to cure Kidney Cancer

Dena Battle discusses how she worked to found the Kidney Cancer Research Alliance

Welcoming Karen Gibson

Joyce and Robin speak with Karen G. of Florida. Karen shares her story of living with kidney cancer and working with others in her community to inspire them with hope.

ESMO and Immuno-Oncology

Hopes are high that immuno-oncology, will control cancer — but how much of the hype is yet real? Deb Maskens talks about ESMO and 10-for-IO.

Welcome Robin Martinez

Robin MartinezMike Lawing has retired from Powerful Patient. We wish him well in his new endeavors. Mike and Joyce welcome Robin Martinez as the new co-host of Powerful Patient. Robin and Joyce talk about some of their new ideas and directions for the show and the advocacy efforts of Powerful Patient Inc.

Challenging Kidney Cancer

Mike, Joyce, and Andy Derr share their thoughts on the Kidney Cancer Association’s symposium of October 2014, and the amazing progress being made in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney cancer.