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Expert Q&A In a New Light: NBI for Bladder Cancer

In a New Light: NBI for Bladder Cancer

Daniel Canter, M.D., discusses narrow-band imaging (NBI) for visualization of bladder cancer.

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Bladder Cancer-Obesity Link Confirmed

Bladder Cancer-Obesity Link Confirmed

For every 5 kg/m2 increase in BMI, the risk of bladder cancer rose 4.2%.

Support for Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Nonmetastatic Bladder Cancer

Support for Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Nonmetastatic Bladder Cancer

Adjuvant chemotherapy is associated with better survival among patients with advanced nonmetastatic bladder cancer.

Identifying Urothelial Cancer Subtypes Matters

Identifying Urothelial Cancer Subtypes Matters

It has implications for treatment decisions and prognosis.

BCG + Sunitinib Promising for High-Risk Bladder Cancer

BCG + Sunitinib Promising for High-Risk Bladder Cancer

In a phase 2 trial, 72% of patients with high-grade clinical nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer had a complete response at 3 months.

Genitourinary Cancer in Siblings Raises Personal Risk

Genitourinary Cancer in Siblings Raises Personal Risk

Researchers found elevated familial risks for testicular, prostate, bladder, and kidney cancers.

Suicide Among Genitourinary Cancer Patients

Suicide Among Genitourinary Cancer Patients

Risk factors include male gender, distant disease, increasing age, race/ethnicity

Delayed Bladder Cancer Referrals Up Death Risk

Delayed Bladder Cancer Referrals Up Death Risk

In a Canadian study, long wait times before a first urologist visit was associated with a 29% higher risk of death after radical cystectomy.

Marijuana Use Found to Lower Bladder Cancer Risk in Men

Marijuana Use Found to Lower Bladder Cancer Risk in Men

Smoking pot decreased the likelihood of the malignancy by 45%, whereas smoking tobacco only increased the likelihood by 52%.

Bladder Cancer Adjuvant Chemotherapy Underused in the Elderly

Bladder Cancer Adjuvant Chemotherapy Underused in the Elderly

Patients aged 70 and older are less likely than younger patients to receive post-cystectomy treatment, despite survival benefit

Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Overused for Urological Surgeries

Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Overused for Urological Surgeries

In community practice, overall rate of compliance with AUA Best Practices is less than 60 percent

More Bladder Cancer Patients Receiving Perioperative Chemotherapy

More Bladder Cancer Patients Receiving Perioperative Chemotherapy

Study of patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer documents a particularly large increase in the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

Prostate Capsule, Nerve Sparing Cystectomies Offer Similar Outcomes

Prostate Capsule, Nerve Sparing Cystectomies Offer Similar Outcomes

In a small randomized trial, functional and oncologic results did not differ significantly between the 2 approaches

High-Risk MIBC Patients Benefit Most from Adjuvant Chemo

High-Risk MIBC Patients Benefit Most from Adjuvant Chemo

These include patients with positive lymph nodes and surgical margins after cystectomy.

Study Shows 'Seeding' Potential of Bladder Cancer Surgery

Study Shows 'Seeding' Potential of Bladder Cancer Surgery

Transurethral resection of bladder tumor can cause cancer cells to be infused into the bloodstream.