Study looks at patient knowledge of link between bladder cancer and tobacco

“We used this study as a first step in understanding at a baseline what patients with non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer thought and what they believe to be risk factors for their bladder cancer,” says Richard S. Matulewicz, MD, MSCI.

In this interview, Richard S. Matulewicz, MD, MSCI, discusses the background and findings from his recent Journal of Urology study, “Knowledge of bladder cancer risk factors among patients diagnosed with non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer." Matulewicz is a urologic oncologist and surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York.