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Guest Host: Susan Page
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- Diane Zipursky Quale president and co-founder, Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network.
- Dr. Mark Schoenberg director of urologic oncology, The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.
- Sandra Steingraber biologist, author and bladder cancer survivor. She wrote "Living Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment."
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