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Coffee and Conversations

Coffee and Conversations

As part of our comprehensive approach to bringing educational materials to the bladder cancer community during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have revamped our popular, in-person Lunch and Learn programs.  Rather than meeting in person, participants can now get the same great content via our Coffee and Conversations series, delivered via Zoom.

If you are interested in partnering with BCAN to host a program, please reach out to us at info@bcan.org. 

Programming from BCAN is supported through our community partners and we greatly appreciate their support.

COFFEE AND CONVERSATIONS PROGRAMS

Each program is free, unique and designed by our medical partners to meet the needs of patients and families in their communities.

Come to learn. Listen to experts in your community:

  • Discuss the risks, diagnosis, staging, and treatment of bladder cancer;
  • Highlight local bladder cancer treatment resources; and
  • Explain current best practice and research advances in bladder cancer.

Come to connect online or in person when available. You will:

  • Become empowered to be an active participant in your treatment;
  • Learn about BCAN programs and services; and
  • Be part of a stronger bladder cancer community – connect with others who understand what you are going through.

BCAN provides opportunities and resources for people to set up these programs in their communities. For more details, email Morgan Stout, Education and Outreach Manager.

Upcoming Programs

Chicago | Caring for the Whole Patient | Physical Well Being and Bladder Cancer

February 15th | 6 PM Central | Register Now

Join experts in and around Chicago for Coffee and Conversations about diet and exercise. We will be joined by a certified exercise physiologist who will discuss exercise during and after bladder cancer treatment and a dietician who will share tips on diet and nutrition. These presentations include a “learn by doing” portion, so you can start your wellness journey.

Northern Virginia | Caring for Bladder Cancer Patients

March 16th | 4:00-7:30 PM Central | Register Now

Join experts at Inova Schar Cancer Institute to learn about exciting clinical trial updates, what is new with genetics and bladder cancer, and why pelvic floor physical therapy may be a good choice for bladder cancer patients. This program will happen both in-person and online. Light dinner will be provided for participants at the in-person event.

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