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.

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.

Upcoming, Informative Webinars


Real-world Applications of Microbiome in Bladder Cancer. What should patients know?

The relationship between the microbiome, probiotics, and bladder cancer is complex and not fully understood. Join us for a groundbreaking discussion led by urologist and scientist, Dr. Laura Bukavina, MD, MPH, from Case Western Reserve/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. Discover the connection between the microbiome and bladder cancer, and unravel the potential impact of gut bacteria on tumor development and treatment responses.

October 5, 2023 | 4:00 PM ET | Register Now


Patient Etiquette – How to manage your bladder cancer treatment

Bladder cancer often requires a long-term relationship with your healthcare team. As a patient (or a caregiver co-survivor), you have certain rights to receive the best care possible. Along with that come responsibilities to ensure your healthcare team has your support in helping provide that care. Find out how to avoid pitfalls and potholes on your patient journey. Join urology nurse, Becci Hannigan, from Baylor College of Medicine, for a live discussion. 

October 17, 2023 | 4:00 PM ET | Register Now

Veterans and Bladder Cancer – A conversation about Veterans Administration hospitals and how they can help.

Bladder cancer can strike anyone, even our US military veterans. The VA’s National Oncology Program (NOP) helps cancer patients every step of the way for their treatment.  The Veterans Administration hospitals can help diagnose and treat this 4th most common cancer in American veterans. Join BCAN’s Director of Education and Advocacy, Stephanie Chisolm and Lisa Loftis, MA Ed, BSN, RN, OCN, urology Cancer Care Coordinator at the VA Medical Center in Albuquerque, NM, as they discuss what you can expect, and what you need to know when receiving bladder cancer treatment at the VA.

Nov 16, 2023 | 5:00 PM ET | Register Now

How can caregivers help when their loved one needs bladder removal? 

Enhanced recovery program cystectomy encompasses all stages of a patient’s bladder removal experience and can improve outcomes. Caregivers are the cornerstone of any multi-disciplinary team as they assume the care burden before surgery, while in the hospital, and immediately following hospital discharge. Advanced Practice Provider Navigator, Brandon Sterling, Ph.D., APRN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, CMQ, from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, explains how cystectomy caregivers are central participant

January 23, 2024 | 4:00 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

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