Bladder Cancer 101

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

Video: What is a cystoscopy?

A cystoscopy is a procedure used to look inside the bladder and urethra. It helps doctors diagnose bladder cancer. During a cystoscopy, a thin flexible… 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

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 and Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer has long been considered a disease of older men. In 2022, the American Cancer Society estimates more than 81,000… Read more

Bladder Cancer Chemotherapy

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy is the term used for chemotherapy prior to (before) surgery.  Clinical trials have shown that the use of intravenous chemotherapy… Read more

Bladder Cancer Immunotherapy

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