|[June 05, 2013]
GlobalCastMD Announces 2013 Bladder Cancer Virtual Symposium
CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio --(Business Wire)--
In recognition of Bladder Cancer Awareness Month in July, GlobalCastMD
is pleased to announce that on July 17, 2013, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:15
p.m. EDT, it will host a free online symposium organized specifically
for bladder cancer patients. This year alone, an estimated 72,570 adults
(54,610 men and 17,960 women) will be diagnosed with bladder cancer in
the United States. Among men, bladder cancer is the fourth most common
cancer and the eighth most common cause of cancer death and it is
estimated that 15,210 deaths (10,820 men and 4,390 women) from this
disease will occur this year.
An estimated 72,570 adults (54,610 men and 17,960 women) will be diagnosed with bladder cancer this year alone in the United States. (Photo: Business Wire)
This informative event will feature live, interactive presentations and
discussions by bladder cancer patients and experts on the disease that
will lead participants along a journey from suspected disease to
diagnosis and treament of non-invasive bladder cancer. The event will
also feature videos of actual cases that will highlight a new procedure
for detecting bladder cancer.
The Bladder Cancer Virtual Symposium will be hosted by Dr. Gary
Steinberg of the University of Chicago Medicine, who will be joined by
Dr. Anne Schuckman and Dr. Sia Daneshmand of the University of Southern
California, and Dr. Norm Smith of the University of Chicago Medicine,
and others. The event is sponsored by KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc.
Among the topics to be covered and scheduled times are:
Recognizing symptoms and understanding a diagnosis of bladder cancer
Current treatment options for bladder cancer patients (4:00-5:00 p.m.),
Discussion of an exciting new and enhanced method for detecting
bladder cancer in combination with conventional methods (5:00-6:00
Useful references and information sources you can turn to for help and
more information (6:00-6:15 p.m.).
Time will also be provided for questions from patients in the audience.
From novel technologies for detecting tumors to current treatment
options-this live online symposium will help answer participant's
questions, address concerns and offer insight to what they should
anticipate as bladder cancer patients.
Patients will participate online in the convenience and privacy of their
home or office, and the symposium is free of charge though
pre-registration is required. To register for the course, patients can
GlobalCastMD is a medical production company that specializes in live,
Internet based broadcasts that actively engage and promote interactions
among the global medical community and patients. With the collaboration
of top faculty and medical experts, GlobalCastMD's live events allow the
professional medical community to stay abreast of the latest innovations
and trends as well as to share valuable insights from their own
experiences and practices.
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