What is the Best “Light” to Detect Bladder Cancer When Getting a Cystoscopy? with Dr. Yair Lotan

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In Episode 11 of Bladder Cancer Matters, Rick Bangs’s special guest is Yair Lotan, M.D., a Professor of Urology, Chief of Urologic Oncology, at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is also the Medical Director of the Urology Clinic at UT Southwestern and Parkland Health and Hospital System. He also serves on BCAN’s Scientific Advisory Board.

Rick and Dr. Lotan discuss:

  • When do urologists use a cystoscopy and why?
  • What are the different types of light used in a cystoscopy, like white light, blue light and narrow band imaging?
  • Is there anything that urologists can do to ease the discomfort of a cystoscopy?
  • What is an enhanced cystoscopy?
  • Should I shop around for different types of imaging?
Dr. Yair Lotan
Dr. Yair Lotan

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