1 December 2021 .Brussels , Belgium
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World Bladder Cancer Patient Forum 2021 summary report out now

We have just published the World Bladder Cancer Patient Forum Summary report. If you’ve missed the event or would like to revisit the discussions – explore the report. The Report summarises the presentations, discussions and collective ideas shared at the event.

The first World Bladder Cancer Patient Forum took place virtually on September 22, bringing together over 150 registered attendees from 35 countries.

The Forum brought together leading voices from around the world. The panel discussed the role of patient voice from research design to treatment and care. The multi-stakeholder panel also explored the challenges of including patients’ voices in research design, bladder cancer care, and in driving policy change in areas concerning people affected by bladder cancer.

«This summary report documents the discussions had, and ideas generated. The World Bladder Cancer Patient Coalition aims to play a positive role in ensuring the patient voice is always accounted for in everything we do as a healthcare and patient advocacy community.

Alex Filicevas, Executive Director, World Bladder Cancer Patient Coalition

Our coalition member organisations have also showcased some of the activities they are leading. Many of which are having a positive impact on bladder cancer patients in their countries and communities.

The report highlights and further strengthens the need for international multi-stakeholder collaboration to achieve the common goal of improving the lives of people affected by bladder cancer around the world.

The entire recording can be found on our YouTube channel.

Save the date for our 2nd World Bladder Cancer Patient Forum! It will take place as a hybrid event on September 8, 2022, in Paris, France.

Download the summary report
World Bladder Cancer Patient Forum - Summary Report 2021 - WBCPC

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