Bladder Cancer Expert Videos

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network is proud to provide these live and recorded video programs by leading experts across the country, to help you understand and manage your bladder cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Upcoming, Informative Webinars

Revealing the Surgical Journey: Understanding the Anatomy of a Cystectomy

Join us as we explore the intricate world of bladder removal surgery known as a radical cystectomy, a surgical procedure designed to address high grade non-muscle invasive or muscle invasive bladder cancer. Led by esteemed urologist Dr. Matthew Mossanen, this webinar will unravel the complexities and shed light on the various aspects of radical cystectomy. Learn the step-by-step surgical procedures involved in bladder removal and construction of a urinary diversion and explore the anatomical changes in both men and women. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your knowledge of cystectomy, an essential procedure in the fight against bladder cancer.

March 13, 2024 | 5:00 PM ET | Register Now

Navigating Bladder Cancer Recurrence: Surveillance and Beyond

Dealing with low-grade non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) can be a journey filled with uncertainties. While some patients undergo successful tumor removal with no recurrence, many face the challenge of managing reappearances. Urologists, Yair Lotan, MD and Eila Skinner, MD will shed light on crucial aspects of bladder cancer recurrence, surveillance, and the steps beyond. Join us to gain insights into how urologists monitor cancer recurrence, the types of surveillance and their importance in early detection.

March 28, 2024 | 6:00 PM ET | Register Now

Bench to Bedside: Clinical trials to treat bladder cancer?

Have you ever wondered how new treatments for bladder cancer come to be? It’s a fascinating journey from the research lab to the doctor’s office, and you play a crucial role in it. Join us for an eye-opening webinar where we will demystify the world of clinical trials and show you why they matter so much. Dr. Charles Peyton, MD, and Dr. James (Jed) Fergeson, III, MD, PhD, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, who are dedicated to making your care better through research, will explain how bladder cancer research in the lab (called translational research) becomes part of your doctor’s toolkit and exciting new treatments that could change the game for bladder cancer patients.

April 18, 2024 | 7:00 PM ET | Register Now

Treatment Talk | How Does Precision Medicine Tailor Treatment for Bladder Cancer?

Today, medical decisions and interventions can now be tailored to individual patients more than they ever were before. Precision medicine in bladder cancer involves tailoring treatments based on the specific characteristics of an individual’s cancer.  Medical oncologist, Brendan Guercio, MD, from the University of Rochester Wilmot Cancer Institute, will guide us through a comprehensive review of current and promising precision medicine initiatives. This “Treatment Talk” discussion will shed light on the current landscape and prospects for improved patient care in the future. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding of bladder cancer and the evolving field of precision medicine.

April 25, 2024 | 4:00 PM ET | Register Now

Peruse Past Webinars and Expert Videos by Topic Below

These bladder cancer expert videos are recorded from live programs and each one is broken down into shorter chapters, and the transcripts are available as a PDF. Click on the links below to learn more in these bladder cancer expert videos.