BCAN’s Bladder Cancer Research Innovation Award supports exceptionally novel and creative projects with great potential to produce breakthroughs in the management of bladder cancer. The 2019 awardee is Philip Beachy, Ph.D., Professor of Urology and of Developmental Biology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. His research project addresses the
Bethesda, MD (July 2, 2019) – The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), the only national advocacy organization devoted to advancing bladder cancer research and treatment and supporting those impacted by the disease, has hired strategic communications and marketing strategist Mark Story as its first-ever Director of Communications and Marketing. Story
Two New Discoveries Research Young Investigator Awards are presented to Dr. Neelam Mukherjee from the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, for her research proposal, “Recombinant CCL2 as a Novel Treatment Strategy for Bladder Cancer” and Dr. Sarah Psutka, from the University of Washington for her research proposal,
May 1, 2019 The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) is deeply grateful to elected officials throughout the country who have issued resolutions and proclamations declaring their support for May as Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. BCAN is thankful to Congressman Matt Cartwright of the U.S. House of Representatives for introducing House
BCAN is pleased to work with local hosptials and physician groups to bring bladder cancer programs to your community. Known as Lunch & Learn Live! each unique program reflects the needs and showcases the resources available locally. Objectives 1) To increase patient understanding of the risks, diagnosis, staging and treatment
We are almost at Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, and we have LOTS of activities and resources – local and national – to tell you about. Like last year, we are coordinating orange illuminations of landmarks across the country to create more awareness about bladder cancer. For example, on May
02/20/19: Meghana Keshavan published an article, done in collaboration with patients from the BCAN community, on Stat. To read the article, please follow this link. The article highlights some of the challenges that patients and doctors face during this BCG shortage.
The John Quale Travel Fellowship Program provides funding to defray travel-related costs for up to eight early career investigators with a demonstrated interested in bladder cancer research to attend the annual Bladder Cancer Think Tank Meeting, a unique opportunity to meet and learn from leaders in the field. The primary