Episode 30: Bladder Cancer Matters Podcast Veterans and Bladder Cancer: What You Need to Know with Dr. Joshua Meeks


Dr. Joshua Meeks

Dr. Joshua Meeks

In Episode 30 of Bladder Cancer Matters, host Rick Bangs talks with Dr. Joshua Meeks. Dr. Meeks is the Section Chief of Robotic Surgery at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and an Associate Professor of Urology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is a urologic surgeon with expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and management of bladder cancer.

Rick and Dr. Meeks talk about:

  • Options available to veterans who are bladder cancer patients at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
  • A link between bladder cancer and environments some veterans have been exposed to during their service
  • Bladder cancer research being conducted at the VA
  • A program in which the VA and the National Cancer Institute have partnered to make clinical trials more accessible (NAVIGATE)

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and guests and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network.


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