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Update: What You Need to Know About COVID Vaccines and Bladder Cancer with Dr. Seth Lerner and Dr. Laila Woc-Colburn

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Dr. Seth Lerner
Dr. Seth Lerner of the Baylor College of Medicine.

One of Season 1’s most popular episodes was What You Need to Know About COVID Vaccines and Bladder Cancer with Dr. Seth Lerner and Dr. Laila Woc-Colburn. Given the changing nature of COVID transmission and the availability of vaccinations, Drs. Lerner and Woc-Colburn have updates about vaccinations for patients in the bladder cancer community.

Dr. Seth Lerner of Baylor College of Medicine, a bladder cancer doctor, and Dr. Laila Woc-Colburn, an infectious disease doctor at Emory Healthcare, tackle these questions and more with “Bladder Cancer Matters” host Rick Bangs.

They also discuss:

Dr. Laila Woc-Colburn of Emory University Hospital
Dr. Laila Woc-Colburn of Emory University Hospital.
  • What is happening with COVID now in the U.S.
  • The safety data available for mRNA vaccines
  • The low risk of vaccination for bladder cancer patients
  • Risks of getting COVID in a medical facility
  • Why delaying bladder cancer treatment because of COVID concerns is a bad idea
  • Timing of COVID vaccination with bladder cancer treatment

 Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and guests and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network.

This podcast episode is brought to you by Seagen/Astellas, EMD Serono/Pfizer, Genentech and Merck.

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