- This event has passed.
Bladder Cancer in Women: The Unspoken Demographic
December 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Bladder Cancer | More common in men. More lethal in women? What should you know? Bladder cancer has long been considered a disease of older men. Though more prevalent in men, studies have shown that women of any age and race, are more likely to present with more advanced tumors and have a worse prognosis than men, at almost every stage of the disease. In this webinar, medical oncologist Dr. Jean Hoffman-Censits of John’s Hopkins Medical and urologist Dr. Sima Porten of the University of California San Francisco, discuss:
- Differences in the signs, symptoms and diagnosis of bladder cancer in women
- Unique nuances for treating women with bladder cancer
- The impact of common bladder cancer treatments on women’s quality of life
- The need for more research into age and gender differences in bladder cancer