Expert Forum: Bladder Cancer - Episode 1

Expert Forum on Bladder Cancer: The BCG shortage

“Fortunately, since things have…eased up with the pandemic, I would say probably in the last 6 months I've noticed that the BCG availability has improved,” says Chad R. Ritch, MD, MBA, FACS.

In part 1 of our 6-part series: Expert Forum: Bladder Cancer, Chad R. Ritch, MD, MBA, FACS, discusses how his own experience with the BCG shortage has forced him to adapt in order to meet the needs of his patients. The full series also features Sam S. Chang, MD, MBA, and Chris B. Anderson, MD, MPH.

Chang is a Patricia and Rodes Hart professor of urology and oncology at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center and chief surgical officer at the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. Ritch is an associate professor of urology and an associate director of UHealth International at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Florida. Anderson is an assistant professor of urology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Columbia University, New York City, New York.