Triangle Bladder Cancer Support Group

Personal Contacts:
 Ritchie Briggs 919-493-0551
Mary 919-832-8455 (please leave message)

  
Sept 13, Oct 11, Nov 8, Dec 13

September 13 (6th Anniversary)Tracy Rose, MD MPH - Newly approved immune therapy drug Tecentriq

Tracy Rose, MD MPH is a medical oncologist specializing in genitourinary cancers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has a research interest in clinical trial development in kidney and bladder cancer. She completed her fellowship at UNC, residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical School, and medical school at Duke University. She will be discussing the use of the newly approved immune therapy drug atezolizumab (Tecentriq) in advanced bladder cancer.  


October 11: Fran Bryant RN, BSN, CN4 Nurse Manager, - How to get the most out of your provider visit!

Fran Bryant is an RN, BSN, CN4 and Nurse Manager at the Genitourinary Oncology Program at the Duke Cancer Institute.


November 8: Frank Sloan - Health Care Economics

Frank Sloan is the J. Alexander McMahon Professor of Health Policy and Management and Professor of Economics at Duke University since 1993. He has been a member of the National Academy of Medicine since 1982. He is a past President of the American Society of Health Economists and was recently given the V.R. Fuchs Award for Lifetime Contributions to Health Economics. 


December 13: Holiday Potluck


7-8:30 pm

Location: SECU Family House, Board Room 2nd floor

123 Old Mason Farm Road, 

Chapel Hill, NC 27517

 

For more information, please contact David Langham at:

trianglebcs@gmail.com or 919 943-0589
 

"Our mission is to provide support, education and outreach for those touched by bladder cancer: survivors, caregivers, friends and all that are affected."