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Role of Blue Light Cystoscopy in Detecting Invasive Bladder Tumor - Sia Daneshmand

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Siamak (Sia) Daneshmand joins Ashish Kamat in a discussion on the role of blue-light cystoscopy (BLC) in detecting invasive bladder tumors. Providing background on the beneficial use of BLC in carcinoma in situ (CIS), Dr. Daneshmand highlights the evidence on the potential of finding additional TA tumors with the use of BLC. He showcases data from a BJUI multi-institutional registry publication on...

Perioperative Optimization for Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy – Sarah Psutka

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Ashish Kamat and Sarah Psutka, discuss how to optimize radical cystectomy patients long before the patient even enters the operating room. Dr. Psutka touches on the complications of the procedure, as well as ways that we can try to limit those complications. They also discuss risk stratification and additional testing for radical cystectomy candidates. Biographies: Sarah P. Psutka, MD, MSc, Urolog...

Mucosal Differences in The Bladder - Molly Ingersoll

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Ashish Kamat and Molly Ingersoll, discuss mucosal immunity in the bladder with specific reference to gender differences and how that affects biology. Dr. Ingersoll shares how the immune system knows how to kill specific tumor cells, and how those are mechanistically different between sexes. This conversation also addresses the need to form larger collaborative research efforts to really attack the...

Translational Research in Bladder Cancer, A BCAN Young Investigator - Phillip Abbosh

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Urologic Oncologist Phillip Abbosh joins Alicia Morgans discussing the importance of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) Young Investigator Awards for early-career investigators to join the bladder cancer scientific community and those thinking about getting their projects and their careers off the ground in bladder cancer. Phillip Abbosh a BCAN YI Award recipient in 2018 shares details of...

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network's (BCAN) Young Investigator Award Program - Elizabeth Plimack

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Alicia Morgans is joined by Elizabeth Plimack to discuss the importance of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network's (BCAN) Young Investigator Award Program. BCAN is the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network which started as a small group of urology-based advocates and has grown to "the" organization for bladder cancer advocacy. The Young Investigator Award program strives to grow the science in bladder can...

Financial Toxicity Among Patients with Bladder Cancer - Deborah Kaye

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Urologic Oncologist, Deborah Kaye joins Ashish Kamat in a conversation on financial toxicity among bladder cancer patients highlighting the costs of bladder cancer, what is financial toxicity, and lastly, some of the research done on financial toxicity in bladder cancer. Biographies: Deborah Kaye, MD, MS, Urologic Oncologist, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Urology, Duke Cancer Center,...

Bladder Cancer: A Practical Guide - Ashish Kamat & Peter Black

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Alicia Morgans is joined by Ashish Kamat and Peter Black to discuss their recent book on bladder cancer, Bladder Cancer: A Practical Guide. This book provides a practical, comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of bladder cancer, and is a valuable resource for anyone with an interest in urothelial tumors. Biographies: Peter Black, MD, Senior Research Scientist, Vancouver Prostate Centre, Professor...

Urologists, You’ll Never Walk Alone! - Gianluca Giannarini

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Gianluca Giannarini joins Ashish Kamat to discuss a recent publication from European Urology Oncology, an editorial titled, "Urologists, You’ll Never Walk Alone! How Novel Immunotherapy and Modern Imaging May Change the Management of Non–muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer". Dr. Giannarini discusses the management of patients with high-risk non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC), especially those w...

Systemic Therapies in Advanced Bladder Cancer - Noah Hahn

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In this 2021 LUGPA MCE presentation, Noah Hahn presents Systemic Therapies in Advanced Bladder Cancer. He reviews the current data and experiences with immune checkpoint inhibitor therapies, (ICI) targeted therapies, and antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) therapies. Biographies: Noah M. Hahn, MD, Professor of Oncology and Urology, Department of Oncology and Urology, Johns Hopkins University School of M...

Management of Small Local Recurrence Low-grade Bladder Tumors with Negative Cytology - Marek Babjuk, Morgan Roupret & Wassim Kassouf

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Ashish Kamat is joined by Marek Babjuk, Morgan Roupret, and Wassim Kassouf for a rapid-fire debate on the management of small local recurrence low-grade bladder tumors with negative cytology. The patient in this debate is an 81-year-old male with multiple medical comorbidities. Dr. Morgan Roupret argues for formal TURBT with intravesical chemotherapy while Dr. Wassim Kassouf argues for active surv...
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