2022 Bladder Cancer Summit

Bladder Cancer Summit

Stay Well. Thrive & Survive.

Each year, the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network brings together bladder cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers to share stories, experiences, and information about the disease. From noon on Friday, September 30 to 3:00 PM (ET) on Saturday, October 1, 2022, BCAN is delighted to welcome you all back to our in-person meeting at the Westin Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) Hotel. The theme for this year’s gathering is “Staying well and thriving while surviving…”

Register today to:

  • Connect with others who truly understand what you are going through.
  • Learn how BCAN’s programs and services can help you in your bladder cancer journey.
  • Hear leading bladder cancer experts discuss recent and upcoming bladder cancer research advances moderated by Johns Hopkins medical oncologists Dr. Jean Hoffman-Censits  and Dr. Fern Anari with urologist Dr. Lambros Stamatakis.
  • Addressing anxiety and fears that can accompany bladder cancer with Dr. Sermsak Lolak.
  • Discover ‘healing’ methods and meditations to help you thrive with BCAN Patient Advocate John Lanci.
  • Practice pelvic floor therapies.
  • Find out about fabulous food to nourish your mind and body with award-winning author of the James Beard nominated cookbook ‘Cook for your LIFE’, Ms. Ann Ogden Gaffney.
  • Plan strategies to address the sexuality with Albany Medical Center’s urologist, Dr. Svetlana Avulova, stress and mental health challenges that can accompany a bladder cancer diagnosis. 

BCAN is confirming an exciting roster of presenters for this two-day opportunity to be ‘in the room with others who really do know what you are going through.’ Sign up today to reserve your seat. 

Hotel accommodations can be made at the Westin Baltimore Washington Airport – BWI for $122 USD per night. Book your group rate for Bladder Cancer Summit

Check out the smiling faces on the people who attended our last in-person Summit back in 2019! We can’t wait to see you all again!

Register for the 2022 Bladder Cancer Summit for Patients & Families today!

BCAN will follow up-to-date CDC guidelines and COVID precautions in effect in September 2022. To promote safety and wellbeing, BCAN will require all attendees and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to receiving your Summit badge. BCAN will be using a third party partner to verify your immunization status. Information and a link to that third party will be provided to you this summer. In the event the meeting is rescheduled due to future CDC restrictions, you will be notified.