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Patient Insight Webinars

BCAN is proud to offer patient insight webinars, which bring together medical professionals, researchers, bladder cancer patients, caregivers and loved ones. Please check here for information about upcoming webinars and to view past webinars. If you have any questions please contact us at webinars@bcan.org.

2017

Questions & Answers about Immunotherapy and Bladder Cancer 

presented by Dr. Jonathan Rosenberg from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center:

Part I: Bladder Cancer & the Immune System (14 minutes)

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Part II: Clinical Trials in Metastatic Bladder Cancer with Prior Treatment (19 minutes)

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Part III: Clinical Trials in Metastatic Bladder Cancer without Prior Treatment (13 minutes)

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Part IV: Question & Answer Session (12 minutes)

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Women and Bladder Cancer | A Woman-to-Woman Talk 

presented by Dr. Armine Smith from Johns Hopkins University:

Part I: Diagnosis (12 minutes)

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Part II: Treatment (19 minutes)

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Part III: Survivorship (11 minutes)

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Part IV: Question & Answer Session (14 minutes)

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Questions & Answers about Sexuality and Intimacy after Bladder Cancer 

presented by Dr. Trinity Bivalacqua from Johns Hopkins:

Part I: Male Sexual Dysfunction (8 minutes)

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Part II: Female Sexual Dysfunction (13 minutes)

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Part III: Causes and Treatments of Sexual Dysfunction (17 minutes)

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Part IV: Question & Answer Session (16 minutes)

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Life after Bladder Removal – Selecting your best urinary diversion

presented by Dr. Alexander Kutikov from Fox Chase Cancer Center:

Part I: Anatomy (17 minutes)

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Part II: Ileal Conduit (9 minutes)

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Part III: Neobladder (15 minutes)

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Part IV: Indiana Pouch and Question & Answer Session (20 minutes)

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Understanding Bladder Cancer Pathology

presented by Donna Hansel, MD, PhD, Chief of Anatomic Pathology at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Harvard Urologic Oncology Fellow, Matthew Mossanen, MD, MPH discussed:

Part I: A Patient Centered Approach (15 minutes)

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Part II: Bladder Cancer Pathology Basics (37 minutes)

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Part III: Pathology Question & Answer (8 minutes)

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2016

Nutrition and Bladder Cancer

presented by Jill M. Hamilton-Reeves, PhD, RD, CSO, associate professor, dietitian, and certified oncology nutritionist at the University of Kansas.

Part I: What you should know about Clinical Trials. (13 minutes)

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Part II: Debunking Myths about Clinical Trials  (7 minutes)

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Part III: Questions and Answers about Clinical Trials  (12 minutes)

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Bladder Cancer Clinical Trials 101: What should you know?”

Marisa Lozano, RN, OCN, CCRP, Research Nurse Manager, and Alice Abraham, RN, BSN, CCRP,  Research Nurse Supervisor at MD Anderson Cancer Center debunk myths and provide information you should know about clinical trials.

Highlighting Clinical Trials: Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

Part 1  What you should know about Clinical Trials. (13 minutes)

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Part 2  Debunking Myths about Clinical Trials  (7 minutes)

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Part 3  Questions and Answers about Clinical Trials  (12 minutes)

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Highlighting Clinical Trials: Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer 

Presented by Robert Svatek, MD, MSCI, UT Health Science Center San Antonio and Yair Lotan, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Part I:  Highlighting Clinical Trials: Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (18 minutes)

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Part II: Highlighting Clinical Trials: Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Current Studies (10 minutes)

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Part III: Highlighting Clinical Trials: Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer ( Q&A) (11 minutes)

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Highlighting Bladder Cancer Clinical Trials: Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

Presented by Seth Lerner, MD, FACS,  Baylor College of Medicine and James Mc Kiernan, MD, Columbia University

Part 1 Highlighting Clinical Trials: Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (23 minutes)

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Part 2  Highlighting Clinical Trials: Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Current Studies (25 minutes)

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Highlighting Clinical Trials: Advanced/Metastatic Bladder Cancer 

Presented by Andrea Apolo, MD, National Cancer Institute and Betsy Plimack, MD,  Fox Chase Cancer Center

Part I: Highlighting Clinical Trials: Advanced/Metastatic Bladder Cancer  (15 minutes)

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Part II:  Highlighting Clinical Trials: Advanced/Metastatic Bladder Cancer Current Studies (25 minutes)

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Part III: Highlighting Clinical Trials: Advanced/Metastatic Bladder Cancer Q & A (10 minutes)

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2015

Understanding Sexuality and Intimacy After Bladder 

The live webinar programs from December, 2015 featured Dr. Akanksha Mehta, MD, Emory University, and Dr. Daniela Wittmann, PhD, LMSW, CST,  and LaShon Day, Pa-C, of the University of Michigan, Department of Urology.

A. Understanding Men’s Sexuality and Intimacy After Bladder Cancer 

Part I: The physical impact

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Part II: The emotional impact

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Part III: Treatments for improvement

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Part IV: Q&A

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B. Understanding Women’s Sexuality and Intimacy After Bladder Cancer 

Part I: The physical impact

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Part II: The emotional impact

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Part III: Treatments for improvement

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Part IV: Q&A

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Be Heard! Join the Patient Survey Network 

Presented by Angela Smith, MD, MS, University of North Carolina and John Gore, MD, MS, University of Washington
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Caring for the Cancer Caregiver 
Presented by Allison J. Applebaum, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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2014

The New Normal after Bladder Removal Surgery: Part 2 

Presented by: Tracy Downs, MD, University of Wisconsin and Deborah Hensley, BSN, RN, CURN, UT Southwestern Medical Center.

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What Do You Wish You Had Known Before Bladder Removal Surgery? A Response from Survivors 

Presented by: Jonathan Wright, MD, University of Washington, Pat Boumansour, Patient Advocate, Tammy Linden, Patient Advocate, and Randy Layne, Patient Advocate
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Bladder Cancer Tests, Diagnosis and Recurrence 

Presented by Yair Lotan, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center
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Debunking Myths about Nutrition and Bladder Cancer 

Presented by: Ashish Kamat, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, LTC Stacey Koff, MD, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, and Debra K. Rowland, RD, CSO, INOVA Alexandria Cancer Center
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The Role of Nutrition in Surgery & Chemotherapy Bladder Cancer Treatment 

Presented by: Raj Pruthi, MD, FACS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and
Rachel Wong, RD, CSO, LD, Lombardi Cancer Center at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
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How to Be a Proactive Patient 

Presented by: Stephen Riggs, MD, Carolinas Health Care System, Mary Dunn, NP, OCN, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and David Langham, Triangle Bladder Cancer Support Group, Chapel Hill, NC
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2013

Personalized Medicine in Bladder Cancer: A Summary of the Cancer Genome Atlas Findings 

Presented by: Seth P. Lerner, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, and
Jonathan E. Rosenberg, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NYC
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The New Normal after Bladder Removal and Urinary Diversion

 Presented by: Cheryl T. Lee, MD, Professor of Urology, University of Michigan and Vashti Livingston, RN, MS, CNS, CWOCN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NYC
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Bladder Cancer Survivorship Concerns 

Presented by: Heather Goltz, PhD, LMSW, MEd, University of Houston-Downtown and Marianne Borch, RN, BSN, CURN, University of Rochester Medical Center
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Chemotherapy and Bladder Cancer 

Presented by: Walter Stadler, MD, University of Chicago, Medicine
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Bladder Preservation Therapy 

Presented by: Jason A. Efstathiou, MD, D.Phil, Massachusetts General Hospital
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Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer 

Presented by: James M. McKiernan, MD, Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital and Douglas S. Scherr, MD, Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Click here to watch the webinar

Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer 

Presented by: Michael O’Donnell, MD, FACS, Professor of Urology, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Iowa Hospital. Click here to watch the webinar

Signs, Symptoms & Tests 

Presented by: Matthew E. Nielsen, MD, MS, FACS, Assistant Professor, Surgery/Urology, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
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