How Patients Can Navigate the BCG Shortage with Dr. Robert Svatek

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In this episode of Bladder Cancer Matters, host Rick Bangs talks with Dr. Robert Svatek about how bladder cancer patients can navigate the ongoing BCG shortage.  Rick and Dr. Svatek discuss:

  • What BCG is and how it is used
  • What the different strains are
  • Why there is a BCG shortage
  • What to do if your urologist doesn’t have BCG
  • Alternatives to BCG
  • The trial Dr. Svatek is doing about the Japanese strain
  • The future of BCG treatments

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and guests and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network.

Dr. Robert Svatek
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For more information about BCG and the shortage, listen to our podcast, What’s Up with Bladder Cancer and BCG with Dr. Ashish Kamat.