Routine screening for bladder cancer may be warranted in this patient population.
Increased prophylaxis may benefit patients with non-O blood type.
Lower urinary tract symptoms alone should raise suspicion for the malignancy.
Compared with non-smokers, heavy smokers had a 38% increased risk of having muscle-invasive disease at presentation.
A large observational study showed that cannabis users had a 45% decreased risk of developing the malignancy.
Study reveals no decrease in death risk associated with perioperative and early follow-up care.
Patients aged 75 and older had longer stays in the intensive care unit and higher complication rates.
Patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer may be at increased risk for worse outcomes if they receive a PBT.
Authors suggest that guidelines should be revised to exclude routine urine cytology
Rate of 10 conditions considered to be reasonably preventable 2.42% after radical cystectomy.
Quantity, duration, and cumulative exposure is tied to recurrence, mortality for females.
SNPs in G-protein signal pathway regulator tied to overall risk, recurrence, progression, death.
In patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer, those with bladder neck or multiple tumors are more likely to experience recurrent intravesical tumors.
A recent study found that only 12% of patients older than 80 years received radical treatment for invasive disease.
Only 12% of patients older than 80 years received radical treatment for invasive disease compared with 52% of those younger than 60 years.
But patients have higher risk of disease-specific mortality than general population
Bladder cancer patients readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of surgery were 30% less likely to receive post-operative chemotherapy.
A pathologist was unable to determine if a bladder tumor was muscle invasive because biopsy samples did not include muscle tissue.
Finding is based on a small study of patients with high-grade non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
The more children women bear, the lower their risk.
Many patients may be able to avoid extensive follow-up examinations.
Prediction accuracy up with model of smoking, biomarkers versus clinicopathological variables.
Among diabetic men with benign prostatic hyperplasia, those with BPH had a 79% increased risk of bladder cancer.
Increased use of home care accompanies decreases in length of hospital stays
Robotic approach has similar oncologic efficacy, potential benefit in perioperative outcomes
Elderly, blacks, and uninsured less likely to receive aggressive treatment.
A protein that confers a worse prognosis in bladder cancer when present in high levels may be regulated by androgens, suggesting a role for antiandrogen agents in the treatment of this disease.
Radical cystectomy with urinary diversion including neobladder remains the standard of care for muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
The routine incorporation of NMIBC clinical practice guidelines will reduce variation in care by closing the gap on inappropriate delivery, whether over- or underuse.
Study findings lower rate of early complications compared with younger patients undergoing open surgery.