Bladder Cancer: ASCO Tumor Boards

This is a case-based activity that includes discussion of a 79 year old female with a 30 pack/year history of smoking who presents with high grade muscle-invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder. CT Urogram reveals a thickened bladder wall with no lymphadenopathy. She is interested in curative intent options.

At the end of the course, you should be able to: 

1) Analyze the underutilization of curative intent therapies for older patients with bladder cancer;

2) Evaluate data that informs the decision to administer neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with muscle-invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder; and

3) Evaluate contemporary data for surgery and radiotherapy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

This activity was made available on 6/17/2015 and will be reviewed on an annual basis to determine continued availability. A maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™ credit is available.

Competencies Addressed

Medical Knowledge (ACGME, AAPA)
Health Promotion, Health Protection, Disease Prevention, and Treatment (ONS)

Note: This course is now accessible through mobile devices as well as personal computers.