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Press Release: 2019 John Quale Travel Fellowship Program

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 collaboration among physicians
and researchers who are dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of bladder
cancer. Attendees include basic scientists, urologists, oncologists, pathologists, governmental
officials, industry representatives, patients, survivors, and advocates.

The 2019 Think Tank will be keynoted by Dr. Ned Sharpless the Director of the National Cancer
Institutes. This invitation-only meeting includes small group discussions and a unique
opportunity to meet and learn from leaders in the field.

The Travel Fellowship Program is set up to defray costs associated with attending the meeting.
The fellowship will cover $1,700 in travel-related costs. Complimentary registration is provided
to John Quale Travel Fellows.

MDs and PhDs at the post-graduate, pre-faculty level (who have not yet started a faculty
appointment on April 15) are encouraged to apply. MD applicants must be in the final year of
residency or in a fellowship program. PhD applicants must be postdoctoral fellows. Prior John
Quale Travel Fellowship award winners are not eligible.

Visit bcan.org/Bladder-Cancer-Research-Travel-Fellowships for complete application
information.