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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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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.

Good Survival After Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy

Good Survival After Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy

Recurrence-free survival was 66 percent at five years for patients with bladder cancer who had laparoscopic radical cystectomy.

FDA Clears Narrow Band Imaging for Bladder Cancer

FDA Clears Narrow Band Imaging for Bladder Cancer

NBI visualized non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer lesions in 17% more patients and 24% more tumors than white light.

Vitamin D May Protect Against Bladder Cancer

Vitamin D May Protect Against Bladder Cancer

High serum levels of vitamin D may have a protective effect against bladder cancer.

Urologists Play Vital Role in Tobacco, Bladder Cancer Intervention

Urologists Play Vital Role in Tobacco, Bladder Cancer Intervention

Active smokers more knowledgeable than former, never smokers; often cite urologist as source of info.

Genetic Profile Improves Predictions of Bladder Cancer Recurrence

Genetic Profile Improves Predictions of Bladder Cancer Recurrence

A 15-feature 'genomic classifier' surpassed the prognostic potential of standard clinical variables for bladder cancer risk.

Bladder Cancer Biopsies Often Suboptimal

Bladder Cancer Biopsies Often Suboptimal

Absence of muscle tissue in bladder cancer biopsy samples is common and associated with increased risk of death.

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.