Blue Light Cystoscopy Issue

November 21, 2014
by Monica Smith

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...

Great Step Forward: Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute

October 21, 2014
by Diane Quale

The bladder cancer community took a great leap forward last week with the official launch of the Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute. The mission of the Institute—the first of its kind in the world—is to develop new clinical strategies for combating bladder cancer through intensive, collaborative, and innovative research.

Read More...

DFW Chapter Hosts Bladder Cancer Education Event

October 7, 2014
by Monica Smith

The BCAN-DFW hosted a “Bladder Cancer Overview with Survivors Panel Q&A Session” on September 18 at the Cancer Support Community of North Texas (CSCNT) Clubhouse. After a brief welcome by Phyllis Yount, Director of the CSCNT, the event commenced with a presentation from its featured speaker, Dr. Ganesh V. Raj.

Read More...

Unmet Needs of Bladder Cancer Survivors

August 20, 2014
by Monica Smith

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is launching the “Study on Unmet Needs of Bladder Cancer Survivors.”  The researchers at Mount Sinai are looking for input and feedback from bladder cancer survivors regarding their experience.  It is their hope that the study will identify barriers and challenges to better address the needs of those living with bladder cancer.  This is an opportunity for bladder cancer survivors to have their voice heard by participating in this important research study. This study is strictly confidential and is coordinated through Mount Sinai.  Those who wish to participate or have questions can use…

Read More...

Cancer Survivorship Survey

August 15, 2014
by Vanessa Hoffman

The purpose of this research study/ cancer survivorship survey is to understand what types of social media cancer survivors and their caregivers use.

Read More...

Advancing Science through the Think Tank

August 14, 2014
by Monica Smith

BCAN hosted the 9th Annual Bladder Cancer Think Tank last week in San Diego. More than 160 doctors, researchers, industry representatives, and patient advocates attended the meeting with one common goal – to improve the quality of care and treatments for those living with bladder cancer.

Read More...

BCAN Research Funding Reaches $1 Million

July 9, 2014
by Monica Smith

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Contact:  Monica Smith (301) 215-9099, ext. 201   msmith@bcan.org Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Announces Research Innovation Award Winner  BCAN Funding Reaches $1 Million BETHESDA, MD – The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) is pleased to recognize William Kim, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Urology, and Genetics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center with the 2014 Bladder Cancer Research Innovation Award to support his project “Immune Characterization of High-Grade Bladder Cancer.” The $300,000 two-year grant is generously supported by the James Family Foundation, in conjunction with Partner Fund Management.   The aim…

Read More...

Young Investigators Bring Hope to Bladder Cancer Patients

May 29, 2014
by Monica Smith

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) is pleased to award three Young Investigator Awards to support bladder cancer research. The award winners, Sunny Guin, PhD, Ryoichi Saito, MD, PhD, and Dmitriy Zamarin, MD, PhD, will each receive a two-year grant totaling $100,000 to support their research efforts. The recipients were selected by BCAN’s Scientific Review Group from a field of 32 applicants from 27 institutions.

Read More...
GO TO TOP ^
This website is supported by a generous grant from Photocure
SITE DESIGN: GALANTI DESIGN