Advancing Bladder Cancer Research

Bladder Cancer Research Saves Lives

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network is committed to advancing bladder cancer research that saves lives. From our inception, BCAN has cultivated strong partnerships with leading members of the bladder cancer medical community and we encourage collaboration for the study of bladder cancer and its prevention, early diagnosis, and treatment. Additionally, BCAN has also funded millions of dollars in bladder cancer research grants.

Our efforts to end bladder cancer include the items below:

  • Research Grants and Funding Opportunities

    Our goal is to support the most promising and committed young investigators to provide the greatest opportunity to advance the understanding and treatment of bladder cancer.

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  • Bladder Cancer Think Tank

    Our annual scientific retreat is an essential vehicle for advancing collaboration among physicians, researchers and advocates dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer.

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  • Scientific Advisory Board

    BCAN’s SAB is composed of distinguished leading academics, urologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and pathologists dedicated to the study and treatment of bladder cancer.

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  • Bladder Cancer Journal

    “Bladder Cancer” is the official journal of BCAN and is co-edited by Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD and Seth P. Lerner, MD, FACS, a member of BCAN’s Board of Directors.

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  • Genomics Consortium

    The Bladder Cancer Genomics Consortium provides the opportunity for personalized therapy for patients while advancing collaborative research to support the development of life-saving treatments.

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  • Bladder Cancer Research Network

    The Bladder Cancer Research Network (BCRN) is actively engaging the bladder cancer research community in collaborative projects to improve current treatments and find more effective ones.

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