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Bladder Cancer Caregivers – Getting More Informed with Dr. Sima Porten

Headshot of Dr. Sima Porten.

This podcast is part of the Bladder Cancer Caregivers Podcast series, a series to help provide more understanding and guidance for people impacted by bladder cancer, to include friends, family and caregivers. Our guest is Dr. Sima Porten, a urologic oncologist at the University of California, San Francisco. The goal of this podcast is to help patients and caregivers with tools for shared decision making about diagnosis and treatment for bladder cancer.

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1:04 - Introduction
1:19 - Overview, symptoms and who is most affected by bladder cancer
3:12 - Most common treatment options
6:38 - Genetic testing for bladder cancer
10:02 - Getting more informed about treatment options
12:13 - Questions to ask your doctor
15:26 - Advice for those living with bladder cancer and caregivers
17:18 - Final thoughts 

Patient resources provided through the generous support of Seagen and Astellas.

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April 6, 2023


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