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Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Company Profile

11:09 EDT 26th September 2018 | BioPortfolio

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN - pronounced beacon) is the first national advocacy organization dedicated to improving public awareness of bladder cancer, advancing bladder cancer research and providing information and support to people affected by bladder cancer. Founded in May 2005, BCAN is a cooperative effort among bladder cancer survivors, their loved ones and the medical community. For more information, visit www.bcan.org or call 888-901-BCAN.


News Articles [2738 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Flushing the bladder with common chemotherapy drug after surgery can reduce bladder cancer recurrence

Flushing the bladder with a common chemotherapy drug immediately after surgery significantly reduces the chances of bladder cancer returning, according to a major study by SWOG, an international clini...

Dr. Monty Pal: Reviewing Bladder Cancer Stages, the Role of Surgery, and the Potential Role of Chemotherapy for Localized Bladder Cancer

Dr. Sumanta (Monty) Pal, City of Hope Cancer Center, summarizes basic stages of bladder cancer, value of surgery, and survival benefit of neoadjuvant (pre-operative) chemotherapy for higher risk muscl...

Olfactory receptor as therapeutic target in bladder cancer

(Ruhr-University Bochum) Researchers from Bochum have detected an olfactory receptor in the human bladder that might prove useful for bladder cancer therapy and diagnosis. Using cell culture studies, ...

Findings Set Stage for Expanded Immunotherapy Role in Bladder Cancer

Researchers now are turning their attention toward earlier disease settings involving patients who are refractory to standard therapies in nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer or who are poor candidates ...

Bladder cancer Pipeline Highlights – 2017 Update – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Bladder cancer Pipeline Highlights – 2017 Update” drug pipelines has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Bladder cancer Pip...

Researchers compare chemotherapy regimens for best outcomes in invasive bladder cancer

Patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer have been shown to benefit from chemotherapy prior to surgical removal of the bladder. But which type of chemotherapy leads to the best outcomes in terms o...

Bladder cancer model could pave the way for better drug efficacy studies

(UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center) In the journal Cancer Research, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers report they have developed a model of luminal bladder cancer, one of...

Infections Defined in Urothelial Bladder Tumors

Bladder cancer is estimated to be the 9th most common cancer worldwide and over 90% of bladder tumors are classed...

PubMed Articles [7837 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Addressing Survivorship in Cancer Care.

As a disease, cancer can affect an individual's well-being, from physical to psychological, social, and even spiritual wellness. The cancer survivor population must navigate a complex, constantly evol...

MiR-302b regulates cell functions and acts as a potential biomarker to predict recurrence in bladder cancer.

Bladder cancer is the most common urogenital tumor with substantial morbidity, high recurrence rate and mortality. miRNAs, a class of endogenous noncoding RNA, were found to involve in the genesis, ma...

Biology of nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer: pathology, genomic implications, and immunology.

Despite that nearly 75% of bladder cancer patients are diagnosed with nonmuscle-invasive disease, our understanding of the biological landscape in bladder cancer is primarily within the context of mus...

Current concept of transurethral resection of bladder cancer: from re-transurethral resection of bladder cancer to en-bloc resection.

Transurethral resection of bladder cancer (TURB) is the critical step in the management of nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). This review presents new improvements in the strategy and techniqu...

The association between smoking cessation before and after diagnosis and non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer recurrence: a prospective cohort study.

Smoking is a major risk factor for bladder cancer, but the relationship between smoking cessation after initial treatment and bladder cancer recurrence has been investigated less frequently and not pr...

Clinical Trials [10057 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Pilot Intervention to Empower HIV Clients as Prevention Advocates in Uganda

This randomized controlled pilot study of the "Game Changers" program will: 1. Assess the feasibility and acceptability of implementing an HIV prevention advocacy intervention with...

Self-Advocacy Serious Game in Advanced Cancer

Self-advocacy, defined as the ability of a patient to get her needs and priorities met in the face of a challenge, is an essential skill but not all women with advanced cancer are able to ...

Senior Change Makers Study: Improving Physical Activity Environments

Senior Change Makers is an intergenerational intervention that compares two, 8-week programs: (1) an advocacy program wherein senior participants perform audits of their physical activity ...

Self-Advocacy for Independent Life (SAIL) After TBI

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been conceptualized as a chronic health condition, warranting self-advocacy for health management services across the lifespan. Successful self-advocacy re...

Study of CP-675,206 in Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG)-Resistant Bladder Cancer

The purpose of this study is to find out the highest safe dose of the investigational drug CP-675,206 when given in combination with BCG therapy to patients who have experienced recurrent ...

Companies [2395 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN - pronounced beacon) is the first national advocacy organization dedicated to improving public awareness of bladder cancer, advancing bladder cancer research ...

TARIS Biomedical LLC

TARIS Biomedical® is building a unique therapeutically-focused urology company, developing targeted new treatments for millions of patients suffering from difficult-to-treat ...

Bristol-Myers Squibb and TARIS Biomedical LLC

TARIS Biomedical® is building a unique therapeutically-focused urology company, developing targeted new therapies for millions of patients suffering from difficult-to-treat ...

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is the only national organization creating hope in a comprehensive way through research, patient support, community outreach and advocacy for a cure. The organizat...

Onconome, Inc.

Onconome is dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative biomarkers for the early and accurate detection of prostate, colon, bladder and other forms of cancer, including...

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