Bladder Cancer is an international multidisciplinary journal to facilitate progress in understanding the epidemiology/etiology, genetics, molecular correlates, pathogenesis, pharmacology, ethics, patient advocacy and survivorship, diagnosis and treatment of tumors of the bladder and upper urinary tract. The journal is aimed primarily at researchers and clinicians working on these areas, with some content aimed at patients/patient advocates with these conditions. The journal publishes research reports, reviews, short communications, letters-to-the-editor, and timely commentaries. The journal is committed to the highest ethical standards and best practices, and prospective authors are encouraged to consult the relevant author instructions and policies on the website at the time of submission as these are updated regularly to reflect changing guidelines. The journal is dedicated to providing a forum for original research in basic science, translational research and clinical medicine that will expedite our fundamental understanding and improve treatment of tumors of the bladder and upper urinary tract.