Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

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  • BCAN Launches My Bladder Cancer Story

    This year, over 79,000 people will be diagnosed will learn they have bladder cancer. BCAN is well aware that there are real people behind those numbers. BCAN’s My Bladder Cancer Story Campaign is highlighting the stories of those impacted by bladder cancer in an effort to raise awareness and eventually find a cure. Read the stories and share your story here. The post BCAN Launches My Bladder Cance...

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

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  • Join BCAN for a New Discoveries Research Lecture in Palm Beach March 8th, 2017

    On March 8th, 2017 the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network New Discoveries Research Luncheon & Lecture will give attendees a glimpse into some of the new treatments used to combat the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the country. The lecture and luncheon will take place at The Beach Club in Palm Beach, Florida, and will feature Dr. David McConkey, Director of Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Can...

  • BMS Receives FDA Approval for Opdivo (nivolumab) in Previously Treated Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma

    BCAN applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approving Opdivo for use for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma (mUC) who have disease progression during or following platinum-containing chemotherapy or have disease progression within 12 months of neoadjuvant or adjuvant treatment with platinum-containing chemotherapy. “Although bladder...

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  • Nutrition and bladder cancer – BCAN’s recipe for your health!

    Do you ever wonder what you should or shouldn't eat when you have bladder cancer? The post Nutrition and bladder cancer – BCAN’s recipe for your health! appeared first on Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network - BCAN.

  • Scenes from the Summit!

    The first annual BCAN Leadership Summit took place this October. More than 60 patient advocates from as far away as Washington State traveled to Rockville, Maryland, for the event. The Bladder Cancer Leadership Summit was designed to engage, educate and energize bladder cancer survivors and volunteers. Participants attended BC–A–N How-To Workshops.  Learning how to communicate to raise awareness i...

  • UPDATE on Camp Lejeune Water Contamination and Bladder Cancer

    Between 1957 and 1987, people serving or living at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, were potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with industrial solvents, benzene, and other chemicals. This chemical exposure may have led to adverse health conditions.On 1/13/2017 – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)  published regulations to establish presumptions for the ser...

  • Announcing the 2017 Bladder Cancer Research Innovation Award!

    BCAN is pleased to announce this year’s Bladder Cancer Research Innovation Award, which will support the work of one investigator with an exceptionally novel and creative project with great potential to produce a breakthrough in the management of bladder cancer.  The Innovation Award will fund $300,000 over two years. Please click the following link to learn more: http://www.bcan.org/research/2017...

  • BCAN Launches Winter Webinar Series!

    Wondering what to do on chilly winter nights this January and February? Wish you knew more about bladder cancer? Sign up now for our Bladder Cancer 2017 Winter Webinar Series. We bring the experts to you! You don’t even have to shovel the walk or leave your home to join us for these free Patient Insight Webinars. Make some hot chocolate, grab a blanket and your computer. Leading bladder cancer exp...

  • Dr. Neal Shore appointed to BCAN Board of Directors

    Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network is pleased to announce the appointment of Neal D. Shore, MD, to its Board of Directors. Dr. Shore is an internationally recognized expert and researcher in systemic therapies for advanced urologic cancers. The medical director of the Carolina Urologic Research Center, he practices with Atlantic Urology Clinics in Myrtle Beach, S.C.  Dr. Shore brings extensive experi...

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