Have you heard? Bladder Cancer Awareness Month is around the corner. We need your help in getting the word out this year more than ever. Why? Early diagnosis and awareness are key. The Walk to End Bladder Cancer events are BCAN’s biggest awareness activities and raise funds that contribute to
Many patient and survivors depend on BCG as part of their treatment and protocol. With shortages projected for 2019, BCAN is working with the FDA and doctors to find solutions to help bladder cancer patients. Keep up with the latest developments here. This is an issue we are working on
02/20/19: Meghana Keshavan published an article, done in collaboration with patients from the BCAN community, on Stat. To read the article, please follow this link. The article highlights some of the challenges that patients and doctors face during this BCG shortage.
The John Quale Travel Fellowship Program provides funding to defray travel-related costs for up to six early career investigators with a demonstrated interested in bladder cancer research to attend the annual Bladder Cancer Think Tank Meeting, a unique opportunity to meet and learn from leaders in the field. The primary mission of this meeting
Bethesda, MD – The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) is pleased to announce our 2019 Travel Fellowship which is awarded to early career physicians and scientists interested in attending the Bladder Cancer Think Tank, August 8-10, 2019. Hosted by the BCAN, the mission of the Think Tank is to enhance
Expert Exchange: Examining the Use of Checkpoint Inhibitors in Bladder Cancer A CME dinner symposium to be held at the ASCO GU in San Francisco, February 14th, 6:30-8:30 PM PST Activity Chair: Robert Dreicer, MD, MS, MACP, FASCO Speakers: Andrea B. Apolo, MD, Arjun V. Balar, MD, and Ashish M.
Many friends of BCAN are choosing to leave a lasting legacy by making a gift through their will or estate. Some of the largest gifts we’ve received — the kind that really make a difference for future generations — come from planned gifts. You can give many kinds of assets
According to the American Cancer Society the death rate from cancer in the United States has declined steadily over the past 25 years. Lower cancer mortality rates may be due to steady reductions in smoking and advances in early detection and treatment. Yet despite that, bladder cancer remains the sixth