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Mark Story
Director of Communications and Marketing
mstory@bcan.org | 301-215-9099

What is bladder cancer? Bladder cancer is the nation’s seventh most common form of cancer with more than 81,000 new cases and over 17,000 deaths each year. … Read more

Palliative Care

Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illness. This type of care focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and… Read more

These women have all been diagnosed with bladder cancer.

Women & Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer has long been considered a disease of older men. Though it is more prevalent in men, studies have shown that women are more… Read more

The immune system detects and protects the body from anything it perceives as foreign. This includes viruses, bacteria and even cells that are abnormal because… Read more

Chemotherapy is a cytotoxic drug. Cytotoxic refers to a substance or process which results in cell damage or cell death. Chemotherapy refers… Read more

Intravesical Therapy

Dr. Neal Shore, a member of BCAN’s Scientific Advisory Board, speaks with a patient. Certain types of bladder tumors are hard to remove using… Read more