Posted on: 28 Apr 2023
We are proud to announce a new podcast series for bladder cancer caregivers. The goal of this “Bladder Cancer Caregiver Podcast Series” is to help provide more understanding, support, hope and guidance for people impacted by bladder cancer, to include friends, family and caregivers.
This podcast series includes five podcasts, each with a focus on bladder cancer caregiver topics from the views of a survivor, caregiver and doctors. Listeners may reflect on how these stories may relate to their own lives.
Bladder Cancer Caregivers - Self-Care with Survivor, Frank Sloan, PhD
Bladder cancer survivor, Dr. Frank Sloan, speaks openly about his journey, emotions, support and strategies of bladder cancer as a way to showcase one's self-care. The goal of this podcast is to help patients and caregivers learn about the value of self-care and building a support system from the story of a bladder cancer survivor. Listen to Dr. Frank Sloan now.
Bladder Cancer Caregivers – Getting More Informed with Dr. Sima Porten
Dr. Sima Porten, a urologic oncologist at the University of California, San Francisco, shares her advice on how to get and stay informed while you or a loved one navigate a bladder cancer diagnosis. The goal of this podcast is to help patients and caregivers with tools for shared decision making about diagnosis and treatment for bladder cancer. Listen to Dr. Sima Porten now.
Bladder Cancer Caregivers – Caring in the Community with Dr. Fenwa Milhouse
Dr. Fenwa Milhouse, a board-certified urologist in Chicago who is fellowship trained in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive urology, talks about bladder cancer and the community. The goal of this podcast is to help patients and caregivers learn how everyday community activities may impact bladder cancer, such as haircare, professions and underserved populations. Listen to Dr. Fenwa Milhouse now.
Bladder Cancer Caregivers – Caring for Sexual Health with Dr. Daniela Wittmann
Dr. Daniela Wittmann, an Associate Professor in the Department of Urology at the University of Michigan and a certified sex therapist and sex therapy supervisor, talks about sexual recovery after cancer treatment. The goal of this podcast is to provide perspective for patients and caregivers on sexual recovery after cancer treatment. Listen to Dr. Daniela Wittmann now.
Bladder Cancer Caregivers – Caring for a Cancer Survivor with Heather Honoré Goltz, PhD
Dr. Heather Honoré Goltz, an oncology social worker and researcher, as well as the Professor of Social Work at University of Houston-Downtown, talks about her caregiver experience. The goal of this podcast is to shed light on the caregiving aspect from the perspective of a bladder cancer caregiver to understand how to support a loved one going through bladder cancer and how the journey impacts the caregiver. Listen to Dr. Heather Honoré Goltz now.
Our hope is that through these shared stories, other patients and caregivers may feel a sense of support as they learn to find hope along their journey.
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