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4 February 2021. Engaging in Advocacy
NEWS

COVID-19: Impact on cancer patient organisations – Report

New report highlights the challenges faced by charitable organisations who provide a wide range of services for cancer patients and their community, including funding of research and health professional education.

For the many organisations who rely on volunteers to deliver support services the crushing effect of the pandemic on patients and their families have left this once vital source of support vastly diminished, and it will take time and effort to rebuild that.
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4 February 2021. Building Community
NEWS

Together, for bladder cancer patients on World Cancer Day

On World Cancer Day, WBCPC highlights the importance of collective efforts to continue the support for people affected by bladder cancer across the world.

Our member organisations have made tremendous efforts towards ensuring the continuity of the vital services that they provide to people affected by bladder cancer. Despite increased financial and other pressures and rising patient needs, our community has shown resilience and unity in our mission to be the source of support, advocacy and information for those who need it most.
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2 February 2021. Engaging in Advocacy
EVENTS

REGISTER: Global Cancer Coalition Network Virtual Event on COVID-19 Impact

Join us for the first Coalition Connection event, an interactive session that will examine the effects of COVID-19 and the innovative strategies patient advocacy organisations have employed in the wake of this global health crisis.

Our first GCCN's virtual event is an opportunity to learn from each other, inspire and share best practices patient advocacy organisations have employed in light of COVID-19 pandemic to continue providing vital services to people affected by cancer.
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12 January 2021. Engaging in Advocacy
NEWS

Bladder cancer patient studies wanted for major urology congress

Do you have compelling patient research insights in bladder cancer diagnostics, treatments or follow-ups? Your work deserves a wider audience – submit it for the EAU21 Patient Poster Track.

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8 January 2021. Engaging in Advocacy
NEWS

COVID-19 Vaccinations and patients with cancer – An ESMO Call to action

The World Bladder Cancer Patient Coalition endorses the ESMO Call to Action on COVID-19 vaccinations and patients with cancer.

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16 December 2020. Building Community
NEWS

Now available in Spanish: Start-up guide for bladder cancer groups

Today, we are thrilled to launch our Spanish edition of the Start-up guide for bladder cancer patient groups, which is an important step in our outreach and community plans for Latin America.

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