We give bladder cancer patients and caregivers the resources and support they need to cope with the disease.

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The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) is a community of patients, caregivers, survivors, advocates, medical and research professionals united in support of people impacted by bladder cancer.

Stories

Having bladder cancer can be a lonely experience. Reading the words of others who have “been there, done that” can help people feel less alone. We created our Bladder Cancer Stories section to enable patients and caregivers to tell their own stories of what it’s like to live with or love someone with this terrible disease. We hope you find comfort in these stories.

  • Read “Guess what, Jim? You have some urine in your blood.”

  • Read Lionel’s Story: A Great Life with a Neobladder, 25 Years Later

  • Read Dianne’s Story: I Thought I Was Going to Die

  • Read Gabrielle’s Pregnancy Saved Her Life

  • Read Scott’s Story: Bladder Cancer Didn’t Stop Me

  • Read Timothy’s Story: “I knew if I stood up at that moment, I was going to pass out”

How You Can Help

Bladder cancer is a disease that impacts more than 790,000 patients in the United States, and we need your help to help provide support and resources for those impacted by it as well as research funds to help end bladder cancer. Won’t you join us?

  • Help

    Volunteer to help others. BCAN matches newly-diagnosed patients with trained volunteers who have had bladder cancer.

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  • Donate

    Every dollar you give enables us to help bladder cancer patients and those who love them.

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  • Walk

    Join us for our annual Walk to End Bladder Cancer that unites our community of patients, caregivers, advocates, healthcare providers, and more.

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