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Understanding the impact of bladder cancer on daily life before and after diagnosis Understanding the impact of bladder cancer on daily life before and after diagnosis

In episode 1 of the bladder cancer video series, Daniel De Schryver, Patient Engagement and Advocacy Lead at Janssen Oncology, talks to Dr. Ignacio Duran, medical oncologist at Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital in Spain, and Alex Filicevas, Executive Director of the World Bladder Cancer Patient Coalition to discuss the impact of bladder cancer on daily life before and after diagnosis, from a holistic point of view.

Watch Episode 1 Here
 
 
    Discussion around tools and resources to support the bladder cancer patient community Discussion around tools and resources to support the bladder cancer patient community
 
In episode 2 of the bladder cancer video series, Dr. Duran and Alex Filicevas discuss the bladder cancer patient support landscape, including tools and resources available and key unmet needs within the community.
 
Watch Episode 2 Here
 
 
 
    Improving dialogue between healthcare professionals and patients in bladder cancer Improving dialogue between healthcare professionals and patients in bladder cancer
 
This episode is the final episode in a 3-part video series, highlighting key challenges and opportunities in the bladder cancer disease landscape and the future of care.

In episode 3, experts Dr. Duran and Alex Filicevas discuss the need to improve dialogue between healthcare professionals and patients, outlining ways in which they can encourage open discussion to improve the overall patient experience.

 
Watch Episode 3 Here
 
 
 Biological sex differences may be the reason behind higher cancer risk among men than women
 
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 Genetic signatures may help predict immunotherapy response in patients with bladder cancer
 
Genetic signatures may help predict immunotherapy response in patients with bladder cancerInvestigators from Cedars-Sinai Cancer have identified genetic signatures that could predict whether tumors in patients with bladder and other cancers will respond to immunotherapy.
 
 
 UAB researchers report a potential treatment for ARID1A-deficient bladder cancer
 
UAB researchers report a potential treatment for ARID1A-deficient bladder cancerMetastatic bladder cancer is generally incurable, so new therapies are an urgent need. Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham now report a potential treatment for a quarter of bladder cancers.
 
 
 Alliance MCED Biobank Study may provide greater understanding of how to detect multiple cancers
 
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