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BCAN Presents 2019 New Discoveries Research Young Investigator Awards

Two New Discoveries Research Young Investigator Awards are presented to Dr. Neelam Mukherjee from the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, for her research proposal, “Recombinant CCL2 as a Novel Treatment Strategy for Bladder Cancer” and Dr. Sarah Psutka, from the University of Washington for her research proposal, “Quantifying Risk and Resilience Among Patients with Bladder Cancer: A Novel Personalized, Comprehensive Risk Stratification Program.” The New Discoveries Research Young Investigator Awards for Patient Centered Clinical Research is presented to Dr. Sumeet Bhanvadia from the University of Southern California for her research proposal, “Understanding the Burden and Impact of Financial Toxicity in Bladder Cancer—A Mixed Methods Study of Two Diverse Patient Populations.”

“These prestigious awards provide critical funding for the next generation of doctors and researchers who will ease the burden of bladder cancer on patients and their loved ones,” said Andrea Maddox-Smith, Chief Executive Officer of BCAN.  “We are also deeply grateful for the generous contributions of the Palm Beach friends of BCAN.”

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