6th International Bladder Cancer Update

The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa
November 18-20, 2022

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The International Bladder Cancer Update (IBCU) is a CME conference focused on the diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer. The conference offers medical professionals an opportunity to listen to updates from, and interact with, expert international faculty to improve knowledge and determine best treatment practices to improve patient outcomes.

IBCU encompasses expert lectures, interactive discussions, a panel roundtable, debates, and case presentations. It is physician-led, multi-supported, and designed for urologists, urologic oncologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of bladder cancer.


Sam S. Chang, MD, MBA

Sam S. Chang, MD, MBA

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, Tennessee


Daniel P. Petrylak, MD

Daniel P. Petrylak, MD

Yale Cancer Center
New Haven, Connecticut


The 6th International Bladder Cancer Update (IBCU6) offers a robust program that encompasses expert lectures, interactive discussions, a panel roundtable, debates, and case presentations. Join us for the conference, November 18-20, 2022.

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The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
6902 East Greenway Parkway
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

Discover a refreshing oasis at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. Nestled in the heart of North Scottsdale’s acclaimed 730-acre master-planned Kierland community, the resort sets an unprecedented standard for offering a complimentary collection of world-class amenities at your fingertips—enjoy premier accommodations, dining, golf, and spa paired with highly sought-after shopping, eateries, and activities located just steps from the resort.


$269.00 a night

$30 a night resort fee + 12.57% tax

Attire is business casual. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, it is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the educational activities.


Ground Transportation
We suggest Uber and Lyft. Search for shuttle options or other transportation to and from the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa.

Hotel Parking:
(Pricing subject to change and inclusive of tax)

  • Gated Self-Parking
    • Short term self-parking (0-10 hours): $10.00
    • Overnight Parking: $20.00
  • Valet-Parking
      • Up to 4 Hours: $17.00
      • 4 + Hours: $35.00
      • Overnight Parking: $35.00



The Westin Kierland Golf Club presents a thoughtfully distinctive, award-winning brand of golf in which guests are consistently met with an elevated golf experience rich in innovation, one-of-a-kind offerings, and fun new ways to play its 27 Troon-managed holes.

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Agave Spa & Salon

Agave, The Arizona Spa & Salon offers treatments inspired by traditional practices handed down through many of Arizona’s native cultures—paired with therapies infused with healing traditions from the best practices worldwide—to present a refined rejuvenation experience.

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Pools & Waterpark

One of the resort’s biggest attractions is the Adventure Water Park, which offers the iconic Kierland FlowRider flow-board simulator for surfing in the desert, a lazy river and a 110-foot-long waterslide, and more! Rent a family-friendly poolside cabana to relax in shaded luxury or enjoy your very own Tommy Bahama Relaxation Reef private “island.” Discover a true oasis in Scottsdale.

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McDowell Sonoran Preserve

This vast urban preserve encompasses more than 30,500 acres and boasts 225+ miles of scenic shared-use trails in the McDowell Mountain foothills for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. One of the Preserve’s 11 trailheads, the Gateway is a great place to start your explorations. You’ll find trails for all skill levels, from the ADA-accessible Bajada Nature Trail to the calorie-busting Windgate Pass Trail.

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Old Town Scottsdale

Old Town’s nine walkable neighborhoods offer you a variety of experiences by day and night. Discover Scottsdale’s beginnings in Historic Old Town, browse the galleries of the Arts District during the weekly ArtWalk, shop along Fifth Avenue or discover the energy of Scottsdale after dark in the Entertainment District.

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Sonoran Desert Adventures

We may be partial, but we think Scottsdale’s great outdoors is greater than most. Our sunny skies and the lush Sonoran Desert create the perfect backdrop for outdoor adventures like hot air ballooning, horseback riding, off-road tours, river rafting, and more. And thanks to our professional guides and outfitters, there’s no experience required to enjoy the best outdoor activities in Scottsdale!

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Invited Faculty

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CME Information

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits


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By registering for this conference, you agree to our standard Conference Registration and Attendance Terms and Conditions agreement, which is available online at: Conference Registration and Attendance Terms and Conditions.


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Meeting organized by Grand Rounds in Urology, a division of Carden Jennings Publishing, Co., Ltd.

Jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and Carden Jennings Publishing Co., Ltd.

Support Opportunities

To inquire about support opportunities, please contact:

Marc Weathersby, Chief Marketing Officer
Tel:434-817-2000, x193    Cell: 434-989-5508
Fax 434-817-2020    mweathersby@cjp.com

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