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It offers better recurrence-free survival than BCG in patients with papillary intermediate- and high-risk non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
Improved survival with adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced disease compared with cystectomy alone.
Electronic cigarettes devices lower chances of quitting smoking by 28%, researchers say.
The finding of lower bladder cancer incidence in patients receiving pelvic radiation contrasts with previous research.
Researchers estimate that 40% of pathologic response in MIBC patients receiving both neoadjuvant chemo and TURBT is due to TURBT.
A travel distance of more than 30 miles to the provider was associated with greater chances of readmission in one analysis.
Lower patient-reported mental health was statistically associated with an increased incidence of high-grade complications after radical cystectomy.
In a pilot study, an arginine-enriched drink improved postoperative immune response and infection rate.
As of 2014, rate is 16.8% but big socioeconomic disparities remain.
Use of the Moreau substrain, aimed at easing a worldwide BCG shortage, is associated with 5-year outcomes similar to those of other substrains.
The procedure takes longer than open radical cystectomy, but is associated with less blood loss, fewer transfusions, and shorter hospital stays.
The syndrome is associated with a significant 2-fold increased risk of urothelial carcinoma of the bladder.
Those inhaling the lowest levels of the addictive agent were more likely to try to stop.
Odds for the disease climbing faster among women than men in the workforce.
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