Using the Body’s Own Immune System Against Bladder Cancer [transcript][audio]

Guest: Dr. AJ Alva  

Presenter: Neal Howard

Guest Bio: Ajjai Alva, MBBS, is a medical oncologist at the University of Michigan specializing in genitourinary cancers of the bladder, kidney and prostate. His focus is on developing and optimizing precision oncologic care with use of next generation tumor sequencing and circulating cell-free tumor DNA assays to yield biomarkers to select and monitor patients on personalized therapies.  He was trained at the University of Maryland in Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics before completing a hematology/oncology fellowship at the University of Michigan.

Segment overview: Segment 1:  Dr. Ajjai Shivaram Alva, MBBS, from the Michigan Medicine Urology Oncology Clinic, discusses the recent FDA approval of a treatment that uses the body’s own immune system against bladder cancer.

 

Transcript – TBU

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