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Nutrition and Bladder Cancer

Many patients and their families want to know what they can do to help prevent or fight bladder cancer. BCAN Co-Founder Diane Zipursky Quale speaks to Laura Pole, RN, MSN, OCNS, Chef, and Director of Nourishment Education Programs at the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts in Washington, DC, and Dr. Jill Hamilton-Reeves. They discuss eating healthy with bladder cancer and explain what is currently known about good nutrition before and after cystectomy and chemotherapy treatment.  

Watch these videos and download the recipes to try these tasty foods at home. Learn more about Healthy Eating and Bladder Cancer.

Healthy Eating with Bladder Cancer

Salmon Patty Cooking Demonstration

Healthy Eating After Bladder Cancer Treatment

Teasy Uncheesy Casserole Demonstration


For more information about the science, facts, and answers to your questions about nutrition and bladder cancer, please watch this webinar on Nutrition with Dr. Jill Hamilton Reeves.

Nutrition and Bladder Cancer

Presented by Dr. Jill Hamilton-Reeves from the University of Kansas

Part I: Debunking Common Cancer Nutrition Myths

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Part II: Foods that improve health with bladder cancer

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Part III: Nutrition for Bladder Cancer Treatments

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Part III: Bladder Cancer and Dietary Supplements Plus Questions and Answers

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Thank you to our sponsors and partners who helped support the creation of this page.

Charina Foundation and the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts.