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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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Hematuria Evaluation in Primary Care Varies Widely

Hematuria Evaluation in Primary Care Varies Widely

Less than half of primary care providers refer patients with any degree of hematuria for urological evaluation.

Urine Cytology Stain Detects Urothelial Carcinoma

Urine Cytology Stain Detects Urothelial Carcinoma

The test displayed an overall high sensitivity for detecting bladder tumors.

Complete Hematuria Evaluation Occurs in Just 1 in 6 Patients

Complete Hematuria Evaluation Occurs in Just 1 in 6 Patients

Men at high-risk of bladder cancer were the most likely to be referred to urologists.

'Real-World' Patient Compliance with Bladder CA Therapy Poor

'Real-World' Patient Compliance with Bladder CA Therapy Poor

Researchers find rates lower than those observed in most clinical trials.

UTI Linked to Worse Bladder Cancer Outcomes

UTI Linked to Worse Bladder Cancer Outcomes

Greater effects were seen in women with UTI, according to researchers.

Blood-Based Biomarkers May Predict Bladder Cancer Outcomes

Blood-Based Biomarkers May Predict Bladder Cancer Outcomes

Levels of CEA and CA 19-9 were significantly higher in patients with tumor recurrence and/or progression.

Pts at High Risk of Bladder CA More Likely to Die of Other Causes

Pts at High Risk of Bladder CA More Likely to Die of Other Causes

Screened patients were more likely to die from other smoking-related malignancies.

Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio May Predict NMIBC Recurrence

Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio May Predict NMIBC Recurrence

Patients who experienced recurrence had a higher ratio than those who did not.

ACE Inhibitors, ARBs May Improve NMIBC Outcomes

ACE Inhibitors, ARBs May Improve NMIBC Outcomes

Use of the medications was associated with a significant 39% decreased risk of tumor recurrence after surgery.

Urinary Symptoms May Raise Men's Bladder Cancer Risk

Urinary Symptoms May Raise Men's Bladder Cancer Risk

Men who reported having severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) had a 64% increased risk of the malignancy compared with those who reported no LUTS.

Fish Oil Might Reduce Chemo's Effectiveness

Fish Oil Might Reduce Chemo's Effectiveness

Research raises concern about the simultaneous use of chemotherapy and fish oil.

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.