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Owing to the high heterogeneity in epidemiological trends of kidney cancer across different regions, a comprehensive study on the global incidence and mortality of this disease is of vital importance. This is the most up-to-date study using data collected from cancer registries which covered more than one million cancer cases. Result showed that there was an increasing trend for kidney cancer incidence especially in European countries, and the increasing incidence was very prominent in the young population. (Eur Urol Focus. 2021 Jan 23;S2405-4569(21)00001-8. doi: 10.1016/j.euf.2020.12.020. Online ahead of print.)


Anyone interested in future collaboration in this field of research is welcome to contact our key investigator Prof. Martin WONG in The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK. Prof Wong’s research focuses on disease screening and prevention, control of non-communicable diseases and organisation of primary care.