Kidney Cancer Archive

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 KCCure.org

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.

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 […]

Kidney Health – Time for some Decent Exposure


Joyce speaks with Anne Wilson, CEO of Kidney Health Australia, an organization dedicated to helping all Australians maintain good kidney health throughout their lifetimes.

Learning more about HLRCC


Joyce speaks with Graham Lovitt, Chairman of the HLRCC Family Alliance, moderator of the international support list for HLRCC and webmaster of http://www.hlrccinfo.org.