Northwestern Medicine Podcast
Better Edge

Molecular Markers Offer Opportunities to Improve Understanding of the Biology and Treatment of Bladder Cancer

Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD - Speaker Bio
Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Urology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, as well as Section Chief of Robotic Surgery at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. 

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  • Topic Info:In the United States, there are an estimated 72,570 new cases of bladder cancer each year. The Northwestern Medicine Department of Urology evaluates and manages each patient with emphasis on an integrated, multidisciplinary and stage-specific approach. Our team is committed to conducting innovative research to increase our understanding of the biology of bladder cancer and identifying new therapies and technologies for bladder cancer in order to improve quality of life for our patients.

    Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Urology and a member Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, of the joins the show to shares how his team of scientists are involved in three active trials focused on genetic and epigenetic changes in bladder cancer, as well as immuno-oncology in bladder cancer.