Re: Agustina Bessa, Steven Maclennan, Deborah Enting, et al. Consensus in Bladder Cancer Research Priorities Between Patients and Healthcare Professionals Using a Four-stage Modified Delphi Method. Eur Urol. In press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2019.01.031 (European Urology)
We read with great interest the recent research letter by Bessa et al. . They applied a four-stage modified Delphi method to identify and prioritize bladder cancer (BC) research questions. They subsequently summarized the top 10 unanswered questions in BC research. This study highlighted a very strong link between the needs and research priorities of patients and healthcare professionals (70% concordance). However, BC still has less public awareness than other urological malignancies . In 2014, Borgmann et al.