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Physician Polls What's your initial management strategy for interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS)?

What's your initial management strategy for interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS)?

Studies have suggested a strong "placebo effect" in the treatment of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome.

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Johns Hopkins Launches First Bladder Cancer Institute

Johns Hopkins Launches First Bladder Cancer Institute

Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore on October 15 will launch the world's first institute devoted to bladder cancer.

Transurethral Resection (TUR) Bladder Perforation May Worsen Outcomes

Transurethral Resection (TUR) Bladder Perforation May Worsen Outcomes

Investigators report earlier bladder tumor relapse and higher risk of T-stage progression.

Pembrolizumab Shows Promise in Bladder Cancer

Pembrolizumab Shows Promise in Bladder Cancer

Keytruda (pembrolizumab) shows promising results for the treatment of PD-L1 positive bladder cancer.

Post-Transplant Urologic Cancers More Likely in Women

Post-Transplant Urologic Cancers More Likely in Women

In adjusted analyses, female transplant recipients had a significantly increased risk of urologic cancer and men did not.

Non-Visible Hematuria Ups Bladder Cancer Risk

Non-Visible Hematuria Ups Bladder Cancer Risk

It is associated with a 20-fold increased likelihood of the malignancy, British study shows.

Depression in Cancer Patients Often Untreated

Depression in Cancer Patients Often Untreated

Studies show integrated program effective for depression in patients with cancer.

Obesity Ups Bladder, Kidney Cancer Risk in Men

Obesity Ups Bladder, Kidney Cancer Risk in Men

As body mass index increases, so does the risk of kidney and bladder cancers in men and stomach, ovarian, and colon cancers in women.

Prostate Cancer Patients Face Higher Risk of Second Malignancies

Prostate Cancer Patients Face Higher Risk of Second Malignancies

Study reveals a 2-fold greater likelihood of primary kidney and bladder cancer compared with men in the general population.

Bladder Cancer Prognosis Unaffected by Smoking Status

Bladder Cancer Prognosis Unaffected by Smoking Status

Current smoking and smoking cessation prior to diagnosis does not alter risk of recurrence or progression of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

Partial Cystectomy Does Not Compromise Survival

Partial Cystectomy Does Not Compromise Survival

Study shows a significantly better 5-year cancer-specific survival rate compared with radical cystectomy.

Metformin May Improve Oncologic Outcomes in Bladder CA Patients

Metformin May Improve Oncologic Outcomes in Bladder CA Patients

Use of the drug reduced the risk of recurrence and cancer-related mortality in diabetic patients undergoing radical cystectomy.

Citrus Fruit May Lower Bladder Cancer Risk

Citrus Fruit May Lower Bladder Cancer Risk

Meta-analysis demonstrates a protective effect with high intake.

Obese Patients Live Longer After Radical Cystectomy

Obese Patients Live Longer After Radical Cystectomy

Their risk of death is 40% lower than that of patients who are not obese, study shows.

VTE Risk Factors in Radical Cystectomy Patients Identified

VTE Risk Factors in Radical Cystectomy Patients Identified

Venous thromboembolism is more likely to occur in patients with neurologic comorbidities and increased operative time.

Adjuvant Chemo Use Lower in Oldest Bladder CA Patients

Adjuvant Chemo Use Lower in Oldest Bladder CA Patients

It offers a survival benefit regardless of age, but is used less often in patients aged 70 years and older than in younger patients.