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Kidney Cancer Journal is the Official Journal
of the Kidney Cancer Association

Kidney Cancer Journal Fact Sheet

  • Kidney Cancer Journal is the Official Journal of the Kidney Cancer Association
  • Kidney Cancer Journal is the only peer-reviewed medical journal and most comprehensive source of scientific information focusing exclusively on renal cell carcinoma
  • Robert A. Figlin, MD, Editor-in-Chief. Principal investigator on numerous kidney cancer clinical trials. Professor and Department Chair, Medical Oncology and Therapeutic Research, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California
  • Published quarterly since December, 2003
  • Distributed as a complimentary professional service to 25,512 physicians, including all medical oncologists, hematologist-oncologists and urologists in U.S.
  • Utilizes a Medical Advisory Board and Editorial Advisory Board of more than 30 physicians who are leading investigators in this field
  • CME credit in each issue offered through City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California
  • Archives available through the KCA’s website
  • Special Reports and supplements covering ASCO and highlights from the annual International Kidney Cancer Association Meeting
  • Program pricing available upon request

The Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) is a charitable organization made up of patients, family members, physicians, researchers, and other health professionals. We fund, promote, and collaborate with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Urologic Association (AUA), and other institutions on research projects. They educate families and physicians, and serve as an advocate on behalf of patients at the state and federal levels.

The Kidney Cancer Association was founded in 1990 by a small group of patients, including Eugene P. Schonfeld, Ph.D., and medical doctors in Chicago, Illinois. It is a nonprofit charity incorporated in the State of Illinois. It has also been designated as a tax exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service code. Donations to the Association are tax deductible.

The Kidney Cancer Association is a member of, and is certified by, the National Health Council as an organization in full compliance with the Standards of Excellence for voluntary health agencies.

The Kidney Cancer Association is developing a global presence and is creating websites in several languages, including Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, German, French, Italian and other languages. New patient support groups are planned for the European Union, Asia and Australia in 2007.


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Kidney Cancer Journal 
The Team
• Robert A. Figlin, MD – Editor-in-Chief
• Stu Chapman – Executive Editor
• Jenny Chapman – Assoc. Dir, Editorial Services
• Heidi Green – Associate Editor
• Gloria Catalano – Production Director
• Michael McClain – Design Director