Meet BCAN Volunteer Nancy Lindsey

May 17, 2016
by Jeanne Mahoney

I was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2006. I had blood in my urine – the specialists thought of everything else possibly causing this — but I believed there was more to it. I got a second opinion, and then nine months later came a confirmation of bladder cancer.


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.



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.


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.