Advocacy for Blue Light Cystoscopy Moves Ahead
We are pleased to report that United States Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey yesterday introduced legislation to help address the issue and correct the Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) policy for reimbursing hospitals for the drug Cysview.Read More...
Blue Light Cystoscopy Issue
As we’ve previously discussed in our posts, the lack of reimbursement for blue light cystoscopy has been a barrier to care for many bladder cancer patients.Read More...
Reverse the Odds – New Mobile App Game Advances Science
Dr. Anne Kiltie at the University of Oxford has been working on developing an engaging mobile game called “Reverse the Odds” where players can engage in critical thinking by playing a fun minion-switching puzzle, and also by analyzing real cancer slides. This pioneering project falls into a realm of research referred to as “Citizen Science”, where the public is trusted with providing the data for the scientists.Read More...
What’s New in Bladder Cancer
Today we release the summary proceedings from the 2014 Bladder Cancer Think Tank. In this summary you can read about the highlights from this incredible meeting that serves as an incubation center to support new ideas and collaboration to accelerate progress on diagnosing, treating, and improving quality of life for people impacted by bladder cancer.Read More...
Now Accepting Letters of Intent for the:
Bladder Cancer Research Innovation Award
Did you miss the December 2 webinar? Watch the recording now
Exploring the Bladder Cancer Clinical Trials Dashboard and Current Studies
WEBINAR: Bladder Cancer Tests, Diagnosis & Recurrence
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Study on Unmet Needs of Bladder Cancer Survivors
"The Beacon" Newsletter Fall 2014
- Bladder cancer is the sixth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S.
- Nearly 75,000 new cases of bladder cancer are expected to be diagnosed in 2014.
- More than 15,000 people will die from the disease this year alone.
- Bladder cancer is three times more common in men than in women.
- One in 42 people will be diagnosed with bladder cancer during their lifetime.