Taking the Necessary Steps to Make the Cancer Moonshot Work

March 15, 2016
by Diane Quale

Earlier last month, President Obama tasked Vice President Biden with leading a new national initiative to work toward a cure for cancer and recently announced that the White House would allot an initial $1 billion to the project, promising to pool more funds over time. By all accounts, this is a reminder of the vast momentum that exists, as well as the gravity of the challenges that lie ahead and why it ranks as one of the most difficult endeavors in human history.

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BCAN at ASCO GU

January 11, 2016
by Stephanie Chisolm

BCAN just returned from the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s 2016 Genitourinary Cancer Symposium held January 7-9 in San Francisco.

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2015: A Moment of Reflection

December 22, 2015
by Diane Quale

As we reflect back on 2015–BCAN’s 10th anniversary year–we should all be very proud of what we have accomplished. We have created a vibrant community of survivors, co-survivors, family, friends, and medical professionals who are giving bladder cancer a voice and improving the lives of all who are impacted by this disease.

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Patient Survey Network | Year One

December 15, 2015
by Stephanie Chisolm

We had a successful year, with over 800 patients and/or caregivers joining our network. We asked all participants to rank the most important questions to the bladder cancer community, and over 300 of you responded!

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Press Release – BCAN Launches Bladder Cancer Genomics Consortium

September 24, 2015
by Monica Smith

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) and Paradigm today announced a partnership for the launch of a large-scale genomically-driven bladder cancer study. This prospective study is the first project of the Bladder Cancer Genomics Consortium (BCGC), a collaborative effort between BCAN and major medical centers.

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