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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Kidney cancer association
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Kidney cancer association
Web address:http://www.kidneycancer.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct852761
Date of initial review: 02 Mar 2008
Validity of certificate12 Aug 2011 - Aug 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Medical Advisors
The following individuals have assisted in the development of website content, patient education literature, and medical education programs. The principal website author is William P. Bro, who may be reached by using the CONTACT link above. Please note that although this page is frequently revised, it does not always reflect the most current information.
  (12 Aug 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
This site is intended primarily as a resource for patients and medical professionals and the information presented is periodically reviewed by the Association's medical and scientific advisors.
  (12 Aug 2011) - Link

Audience:
This site is intended primarily as a resource for patients and medical professionals
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Purpose of the website
It is not a substitute for the medical advice provided by your physician.
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3. Confidentiality
When you complete a registration form, contribution form, membership form, or any other form, whether in person, by mail, email, fax, telephone, on our website, or by any other method, or attempt to view any page on our website, or click on any hyperlink on our website, you specifically agree to accept and be bound by each of the following terms and conditions. If you disagree, please do not register, submit forms, use hyperlinks, or attempt to view any web page on our website or provide your personal contact information to our organization through any method of contact, direct or indirect. ...  (12 Aug 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Medical Advisors
The following individuals have assisted in the development of website content, patient education literature, and medical education programs. The principal website author is William P. Bro, who may be reached by using the CONTACT link above. Please note that although this page is frequently revised, it does not always reflect the most current information.


Kidney Cancer Association Professional Group

Sanjiv S. Agarwala, MD
St. Luke's Cancer Center, Bethlehem, PA

Robert J. Amato, DO
Herman Memorial Hospital,...
  (12 Aug 2011) - Link

Last Updated ( Thursday, 02 September 2010 14:05 )
  (12 Aug 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Email
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
We gratefully acknowledge the support of these grantors:

Bayer Healthcare - Onyx Pharmaceuticals
Genetech
GlaxoSmithKline
Novartis Oncology
The Paine Family Foundation
Pfizer Oncology
Wyeth


In additon to donations received annually from hundreds of individuals, their families, and friends, corporate grantors and foundations also provide financial support for a number of patient education and physician education, research, and advocacy initiatives, including funds to support our medical education symposia, both in the USA and...
  (12 Aug 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy


At the present time, this site does not accept display advertising. If this policy should change, commercial content will be clearly identified as being separate from editorial content.
  (12 Aug 2011) - Link

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