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Alumna Mary Beth Ballard shares her story to raise awareness about bladder cancer

Apr. 21, 2015—Ballard currently is organizing BCAN’s inaugural Walk for Bladder Cancer in Nashville, which will take place May 3 at Sevier Park and will feature several Vanderbilt teams.

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Urologic cancer studies point to need for referral education

May. 22, 2014—Women with blood in their urine (hematuria) were less than half as likely as men with the same issue to be referred to a urologist for further tests, according to a new VUMC study.

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Award bolsters study of bladder cancer chemo resistance

Jul. 25, 2013—David DeGraff, Ph.D., has received the 2013 BCAN Young Investigator Award for Bladder Cancer Research.

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Telerobotic system designed to treat bladder cancer

Apr. 2, 2013—An interdisciplinary collaboration of engineers and doctors at Vanderbilt and Columbia Universities has designed a robotic microsurgery system specifically designed to treat bladder cancer, the sixth most common form of cancer in the U.S. and the most expensive to treat.

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New fluorescing agent shines light on bladder cancer cells

Feb. 28, 2013—Two urologic surgeons at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center are among a leading group of cancer physicians using an innovative new imaging agent and blue light system to “light up” cancerous cells inside the bladder.

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On the hunt for bladder cancer factors

Jul. 26, 2012—A protein linked to aggressive bladder cancers could point to new strategies for treatment or prevention.

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