In a study, a positive test result was associated with a 5-fold increased risk of recurrent non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.
A new review shows no significant differences in oncologic outcomes, long-term complications, and health-related quality of life between robot-assisted and open radical cystectomy.
The researchers found that 57% of participants expressed interest in learning their secondary germline findings, while 29% and 14%, respectively, were equivocal or disinterested.
Symptomatic recurrence was associated with a nearly 2-fold higher risk of death from the time of recurrence versus surveillance-detected recurrence.
Meta-analysis reveals no significant difference in overall-, disease-specific, and progression-free survival between radical cystectomy and radiation-based, bladder preservation therapy.
After recurrent disease, 5-year overall survival was worse among patients with late recurrence.
The researchers found lower overall survival among patients undergoing robot-assisted radical cystectomy at hospitals performing 10 or fewer procedures during 2010 to 2012.
Of 149 individuals with such tumors who took Keytruda in clinical trials, nearly 40% had a complete or partial remission.
Renal and bladder cancer patients were, respectively, 77% and 73% more likely to report lifetime physical inactivity than controls without cancer.
Patients with a pure variant had significantly lower survival odds than those with pure urothelial carcinoma over a median 6.5 years of follow up.
Research suggests that both cigarettes and e-cigarettes are tied to an increased risk of bladder cancer.
Just 1 in 4 patients diagnosed with metastatic urothelial carcinoma of the bladder survive for a year, according to US national registry data.
By 2014 to 2015, 1 in 3 bladder cancer surgical procedures performed in the United States were robot-assisted.
Researchers find prolonged survival among patients with neuroendocrine muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
Five-year cancer-specific survival rates were 48.1% and 69.6% for PD-L1 positive and negative patients, respectively.
Among stage 2 to 4 bladder cancer patients, women had lower cancer-specific survival than men.
Study finds a higher death risk following radical cystectomy for squamous cell and small cell carcinoma and micropapillary histologic subtypes.
The cumulative incidence of venous thromboembolism following radical cystectomy was nearly 6.7% over 10 years.
Following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer, end-stage renal disease patients are 3-4 times more likely to die from causes other than cancer.
Use of continent diversion procedures peaked in 2008, and has been decreasing since.
Patients smoking 1 or more packs of cigarettes per day had a higher risk of death compared with those who smoked less than 1.
Sensitivity is 90% for BLC compared with 75% for white light cystoscopy.
The protective effect of the diabetes drug metformin among patients who undergo surgery for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer is dose dependent, according to a study.
In a study, 2-year survival rates were 14.4% for whites compared with 6.5% for blacks.
Radical cystectomy is associated with better long-term overall survival than trimodal therapy, new study shows.
Use of the monoclonal antibody was associated with a 27% lower risk of death versus chemotherapy.
Finding contrasts with results of randomized clinical trials.
Nomograms specific to radical cystectomy currently do not exist to aid stratification of a patient's risks for complications.
Survey finds that 46% of radiation oncologists have administered ART to patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer on at least one occasion.
A neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio below 3.09 is associated with significantly longer overall and disease-specific survival.
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