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

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 variant histologies in bladder cancer.  

Biographies:
Jens Bedke, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

Ashish Kamat, MD, MBBS Professor of Urology and Wayne B. Duddleston Professor of Cancer Research at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.