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BCG Shortage An Update - Jonathan Rubenstein

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This is Neal Shore and I'm my colleague, Jonathan Rubenstein. We want to update you on some of the advances are and developments that we've now been communicating on regarding this truly important challenge of BCG shortage for the use of patients with a high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. This is truly an international problem. Previously we had a program where we talked about alternativ...

The Role of the Surgeon in the Treatment of Bladder Cancer- Jens Bedke

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Jens Bedke, MD discusses the multimodal approach for the treatment of bladder cancer from the surgeon's perspective. While cystectomy offers the greatest benefit to most patients, Dr. Bedke emphasizes the importance of differentiating patients, tumor types and tumor grades to guide patient care. Along with the role of neoadjuvant chemotherapy, Dr. Bedke discusses treatment approaches for the varia...

Immunotherapy in the Peri-Operative Setting for Bladder Cancer - Thomas Powles

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Thomas Powles, MD, and Charles Ryan, MD share in a discussion regarding the use of immunotherapy in the peri-operative setting for bladder cancer and the current state of immunotherapy for bladder cancer. Dr. Powles, while excited about the evolving role of immunotherapy, is less enthusiastic on the use of combination immune therapy based on recent findings. Monotherapy with either atezolizumab (A...

What is New on Bladder Cancer Treatment: ASCO GU 2019? - Josh Meeks

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Josh Meeks discusses the bladder cancer data from the ASCO GU 2019 meeting that is compelling from the perspective of urologists in this conversation with Alicia Morgans. Biographies: Josh J. Meeks, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Urology and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago Illinois Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH , Associate Professor of...

ERAS in Bladder Cancer - Sia Daneshmand

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Sia Daneshmand discusses the history of fast-tracked and streamlined post-operative cystectomy care for patients and associated improved outcomes in his conversation with Ashish Kamat. He details the development of the ERAS protocol and the significant milestones that have been realized in this journey to improved patient outcomes after cystectomy. Biographies: Siamak Daneshmand, MD Dr. Sia Danesh...

The State of Immunotherapy in Bladder Cancer - Thomas Powles

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Thomas Powles discusses the current state of immunotherapy in the treatment of muscle invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) specifically in second line after cisplatin-based chemotherapy with Chuck Ryan. He discusses the recent learnings that immunotherapy offers long-term durable response in 10 - 20% of the cisplatin-eligible patient population who are biomarker positive. They discuss ongoing clinical t...

Bladder Cancer in Women: Improving Diagnosis and Treatment - Jean Hoffman-Censits

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Jean Hoffman-Censits joins Alicia Morgans and shares details on the Johns Hopkins women’s bladder cancer program. This program is created in recognition of the pathway that women frequently take in the diagnosis of their bladder cancer. We often see a delay in the diagnostic process of bladder cancer in women compared to men. This delay in diagnosis leads to what is thought to be stage migration....

2019 BCG Shortage-Perspectives from Josh Meeks

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Josh Meeks and Alicia Morgans discuss the clinical treatment of high-risk NMIBC in a BCG rationed era. Biographies: Josh J. Meeks, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Urology and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago Illinois Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH , Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Northwestern...

Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview® in the Surveillance of Bladder Cancer - Sia Daneshmand

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Sia Daneshmand joins Ashish Kamat in a conversation on the phase III trial comparing blue light flexible cystoscopy with white light flexible cystoscopy for the detection of bladder cancer during surveillance. This study shows significant improvement of the detection of patients with recurrent bladder cancer and for the detection of carcinoma in situ, detecting lesions that are missed with white l...

The Importance of TURBT and the Benefits of Enhanced Cystoscopy - Sima P. Porten

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Sima Porten speaks about the importance of TURBT and the benefits of enhanced cystoscopy to the patient. She references the new AUA/SUO guidelines recommendation for enhanced cystoscopy and the benefit of Blue Light with Cysview®. Biography: Sima P. Porten, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, UCSF Medical Center Related Content: Efficacy and Safety of Blue Light Flexible Cystoscop...
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