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BackTable / Urology / Podcast / Episode #157

The Bladder Cancer Matters Podcast

with Dr. Aditya Bagrodia and Rick Bangs

In this special crossover episode with the Bladder Cancer Matters podcasts, Rick Bangs, a bladder cancer survivor, and Dr. Aditya Bagrodia, a urologic oncologist, discuss shared decision-making in bladder cancer treatment.

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BackTable, LLC (Producer). (2024, March 19). Ep. 157 – The Bladder Cancer Matters Podcast [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://www.backtable.com

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Dr. Aditya Bagrodia discusses The Bladder Cancer Matters Podcast on the BackTable 157 Podcast

Dr. Aditya Bagrodia

Dr. Aditya Bagrodia is an associate professor of urology and genitourinary oncology team leader at UC San Diego Health in California and adjunct professor of urology at UT Southwestern.

Rick Bangs discusses The Bladder Cancer Matters Podcast on the BackTable 157 Podcast

Rick Bangs

Rick Bangs is the host of the Bladder Cancer Matters Podcast.

Synopsis

Shared decision-making is a collaborative approach that integrates patient preferences with the best available evidence, aiming to improve decision satisfaction while reducing regret. Their conversation addresses various facets of bladder cancer treatment, from non-muscle invasive bladder cancer to advanced and metastatic disease. They underscore the dynamic nature of managing cancer and how patient values and health changes can impact treatment choices. The episode also explores the significance of patient education and the challenges that both patients and medical teams face during the decision-making process. Finally, Dr. Bagrodia shares insights into navigating the complexities of bladder cancer treatment options, and both men advocate for comprehensive care that respects individual patient goals, quality of life, and survival.

Timestamps

00:00 - Introduction
05:43 - Navigating the Complexities of Bladder Cancer Treatment Options
10:47 - Challenges of Bladder Cancer Treatment
20:27 - Exploring Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Goals
25:26 - Exploring Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Goals
27:25 - Revisiting Goals and Considerations in Recurrent Bladder Cancer
30:41 - Personalizing Patient Care: A Clinician’s Perspective
37:41 - Concluding Thoughts and Resources

Resources

Bladder Cancer Matters Podcast
https://bcan.org/bladder-cancer-podcast/

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
https://bcan.org/

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