Challenges women face when undergoing radical cystectomy

“The decrease of frequency in doing these procedures may not put improving the techniques of the procedure at the forefront of the surgeon's mind,” says Svetlana Avulova, MD.

In this video, Svetlana Avulova, MD, discusses the challenges faced by women with bladder cancer and what current organ-sparing techniques are being explored to improve their quality of life. Avulova is an assistant professor of surgery in urologic oncology at the Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York.