Monthly Archives: May 2013

Congressman Marino talks about his fight with kidney cancer

Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA10) is a tireless advocate for the National Kidney Foundation.  He is co-chair of the Congressional Kidney Caucus and a co-sponsor of H.R. 1428: Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2013.  He was … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Advocate

As a member of our transAction Council’s Executive Committee, Mary Wu was an unstoppable advocate for people affected by kidney disease.  Her main interest was in educating and providing support for young adults.  As a young adult herself, she had … Continue reading

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New Patient Network Web Site at Food & Drug Administration

With its new Patient Network Web site,, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Health and Constituent Affairs (OHCA) (formerly Office of Special Health Issues (OSHI)) welcomes the unique perspective of patients, family members, caregivers, and patient advocates … Continue reading

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