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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Bladder Cancer, including Staging and Grading
  • Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches and Clinical Trials
  • The Role of Diagnostic Technologies and Precision Medicine
  • Targeted Treatments
  • Predicting Response to Treatment
  • The Emerging Role of Immunotherapy
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Nutrition and Hydration Concerns and Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Parminder Singh, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Randy F. Sweis, MD

Instructor of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology, The University of Chicago, Medicine & Biological Sciences

Diana L. Bearden, MS, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC

Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Alejandra Spangler

Education and Research Manager, Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN)

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on March 14, 2018.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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