The timing of office visits and telephone calls helped identify a patient at risk for readmission post-radical cystectomy.
Recommendations for diagnosing and managing non-muscle invasive bladder cancer promise to allow for more individualized patient care.
Shorter operating time is one advantage of cutaneous ureterostomy with a single stoma.
Median time to progression or drug discontinuation was 6.6 months in patients with specific genetic alterations, compared with 1.4 months in other patients.
Duration- and dose-response associations for pioglitazone; no correlation for rosiglitazone.
The guidelines were assessed for developmental rigor, and the ASCO endorsed all but one of the guidelines.
Vietnam veterans have an increased risk of bladder cancer and hypothyroidism due to exposure to Agent Orange.
Current smoking is independently associated with a greater than 2-fold increased odds of hospital readmission after radical cystectomy.
The more risk factors patients have, the greater their risk of serious perioperative complications.
Patients with venous thromboembolism tended to die earlier from their bladder cancer.
Exclusive rosiglitazone use is associated with 3-fold increased odds of bladder cancer.
The likelihood of being diagnosed with the malignancy was 37% lower in men who used the 5ɑ-reductase inhibitor than those who did.
Particularly among those who undergo major abdominal surgery.
Placebo group had significant hearing loss at one month at both 2,000 HZ and 8,000 HZ.
An interview with David J. McConkey, PhD
In contrast, type 2 diabetes is associated with increased risks of bladder, kidney, liver, and other malignancies.
Benjamin T Ristau, MD, and Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS, examine why adjuvant therapies have been so ineffective.
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.
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