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Progress Against Kidney Cancer. 1970–1979 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 1970–1979 1977: Removing just part of the cancerous kidney is proven safe and.

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Presentation on theme: "Progress Against Kidney Cancer. 1970–1979 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 1970–1979 1977: Removing just part of the cancerous kidney is proven safe and."— Presentation transcript:

1 Progress Against Kidney Cancer

2 1970–1979

3 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 1970– : Removing just part of the cancerous kidney is proven safe and effective

4 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 1980–1989

5 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 1980– : Immunotherapy benefits patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma

6 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 1990–1999

7 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 1990– : Introduction of laparoscopic surgery minimizes pain, recovery time

8 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 1990– : First immunotherapy approved for kidney cancer

9 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 1990– –1997: New treatment techniques introduced for small renal tumors

10 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 2000–Present

11 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 2000–Present 2000: Combination of kidney removal and immunotherapy extends life

12 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 2000–Present 2005: First FDA approval of a targeted drug for kidney cancer

13 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 2000–Present 2006–2007: Two new targeted drugs are proven effective in major trials; FDA approvals follow

14 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 2000–Present 2009: Everolimus approved for renal cell carcinoma if other drugs fail 2009: Bevacizumab approved for renal cancer after multiple studies confirm benefit 2009: Pazopanib approved for advanced kidney cancer

15 Progress Against Kidney Cancer 2000–Present 2011: FDA approves axitinib for persistent kidney cancer

16 Progress Against Kidney Cancer Five-Year Survival Source: National Cancer Institute

17 Progress Against Kidney Cancer Mortality Source: National Cancer Institute

18 Progress Against Kidney Cancer New Cases Source: National Cancer Institute

19 Visit CancerProgress.Net for an interactive timeline of progress against a range of common cancers CancerProgress.Net is a project of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, which represents nearly 30,000 physicians who treat people with cancer and research new cures


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