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20 November 2020. Engaging in Advocacy
NEWS

WBCPC endorses the European Code of Cancer Practice

The World Bladder Cancer Patient Coalition is proud to support The Code, which sets out ten key overarching rights, signposting what patients should expect from their health system, for them to achieve the best possible outcomes.

We are proud to endorse The Code, which will create a pathway to achieve the very best standards for cancer care in Europe and empower bladder cancer patients with knowledge about their rights across all stages of their cancer journey.
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18 November 2020. Building Community
NEWS

WBCPC website re-launches, offering more resources for bladder cancer patients globally

Today marks the re-launch of WBCPC’s newly developed website. The hope for this website is to serve as a tool for the global bladder cancer patient community, offering support and resources, and providing bladder cancer patient community with the information and guidance that they need.

A robust website is a key to providing support to an international community of people affected by bladder cancer. We trust it will allow us to present substantive information on bladder cancer issues, solutions and experiences; and help us build international partnerships and support the growth of our bladder cancer patient community worldwide.
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13 November 2020. Engaging in Advocacy
NEWS

Putting bladder cancer on the global health policy agenda

This year’s virtual global gathering brought together leaders in bladder cancer research, advocacy, patient organisations and the pharmaceutical industry from 25 countries worldwide to explore the topic: What action is needed to place bladder cancer higher on the global health policy agenda?

Telling a compelling bladder cancer story is the key to promoting a better understanding of the condition, increasing the appreciation of its importance and attracting more participation and investment in this field.
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A group photo of all speakers of WBCPC 2020
6 October 2020. Engaging in Advocacy
NEWS

Toward optimal bladder cancer treatment: how fact-finding links to advocacy to improve research outcomes

WBCPCP2020 series captures the highlights of our Annual Meeting, in a series of two articles and provides inspiration for moving bladder cancer advocacy forward.

Patients perspectives are most powerful when we are in the room, involved in the discussion when the research is being designed
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A group photo of all speakers of WBCPC 2020
30 September 2020. Building Community
NEWS

Toward a ‘network of networks’ serving bladder cancer patient organisations

WBCPCP2020 series captures the highlights of our Annual Meeting, in a series of two articles and provides inspiration for moving bladder cancer advocacy forward.

We aim to be one global voice for bladder cancer by linking all national patient groups. In places where groups don’t exist, we will facilitate their creation
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6 August 2020. Engaging in Advocacy
EVENTS

The WBCPC 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

This year we are meeting virtually and hope to bring our event to an even wider global audience. The WBCPC 2020 Annual Meeting theme is “Ensuring bladder cancer is on the global health policy agenda”

Strong bladder cancer patient groups across the world can bring bladder cancer higher on national and global health policy agenda, thus driving our collective mission towards ensuring the best possible outcomes for patients. Our Annual Meeting, is an opportunity to virtually convene our bladder cancer community from across the world
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