Diane Zipursky Quale, President
Diane Zipursky Quale, President and Co-Founder of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), holds a BA from Stanford University and a JD from the National Law Center, George Washington University. She was in private law practice until 1996 when she became Washington Counsel for the National Broadcasting Company, Inc. (NBC) and was later promoted to Vice President, Washington Law and Policy. She left NBC in April 2002 and became an active participant in the cancer community. Diane is a member of the Bladder Cancer Task Force at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and a member of NCI’s Consumer Advocates in Research and Related Activities program. Diane and her husband, John Quale, established BCAN in May 2005. John died of metastatic bladder cancer in 2008.