BCAN’s Role in Bladder Cancer Research with Rebecca Johnson


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In Episode 40 of Bladder Cancer Matters, host Rick Bangs talks with Rebecca Johnson, the Director of Research at the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network. Rebecca is responsible for the day-to-day operational oversight and management of all research grant activities. She also manages BCAN grants from pre-award through award close-out while working closely with BCAN’s senior management team and Board of Directors to successfully achieve desired research outcomes.

Rebecca Barasky
Rebecca Johnson

Rick and Rebecca talk about:

  • Why a Director of Research role was created at BCAN
  • BCAN research focus areas
  • How BCAN funds bladder cancer research
  • How the patient voice is always incorporated into BCAN-funded research
  • How BCAN decides what research to fund
  • Key research that BCAN has funded in the past
  • What’s new and upcoming in bladder cancer research in 2023

You can learn more about BCAN’s research programs and funding mechanisms here.

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