Bladder cancer is the 10th most common cancer in the world, with over 500 000 new cases diagnosed annually worldwide (1). Below, you will find a list of international organizations that may provide you with valuable research and support.
For additional information on bladder cancer, please visit the Canadian Cancer Society.
Action Bladder Cancer works to improve the lives of people with bladder cancer by raising awareness of bladder cancer, improving medical knowledge of the disease and making it a priority in the United Kingdom.
Action on Bladder Cancer (ABC)
6 Trull Farm Buildings
The objective of the American Bladder Cancer Society is to raise awareness of bladder cancer among the general public and the medical community. The Society also offers support to bladder cancer patients and undertakes advocacy to improve treatment and services.
American Bladder Cancer Society
12 Flansburg Avenue
Dalton, MA 01226-1409
The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network is dedicated to advancing research, providing information and support, and raising awareness of bladder cancer across the country. Their website is a comprehensive resource for patients, physicians and families who are dealing with bladder cancer.
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
4520 East West Highway
Bethesda, MD 20814
Facebook: Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
Youtube: Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
Bladder Cancer Australia Charity Foundation is a non-profit foundation which has been established to increase public awareness of Bladder Cancer and to gain support from Government and to campaign for improved screening. It aims to save lives & reduce costs through campaigning for early detection.
Bladder Cancer WebCafe (not actively maintained)
The goal of WebCafe is to present information on current treatment options for bladder cancer in an unbiased way, and to help direct users to further information via the Web on the subjects that concern them. WebCafe promotes awareness, provides information about treatment options to newly-diagnosed patients, and offers resources and links that are helpful to bladder cancer patients and family members.
Fight Bladder Cancer is an organization founded by one man after his diagnosis with Stage IV bladder cancer. Since then, it has become an online support forum, a social media campaigner, and an organization working towards research and policy change. They want everyone affected by bladder cancer – patients, carers, family and friends – to have a place to come to for support, information and advice.
Fight Bladder Cancer
51 High Street
Phone: 01844 351621 (9.30am-4.30pm, Mon-Fri)
(1) “Bladder cancer statistics”, World Cancer Research Fund, 2018. https://www.wcrf.org/dietandcancer/cancer-trends/bladder-cancer-statistics