Latest Bladder Cancer News
Patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer had a 22% decreased risk of disease progression if they received neoadjuvant rather than adjuvant chemotherapy, a study found.
Method evaluating cells collected from urine shows 94% diagnostic accuracy.
Overweight and obesity, diabetes, and postoperative complications increase the likelihood of being readmitted within 30 days of hospital discharge among radical cystectomy patients.
In a study, nearly 1 in 10 cancer patients on systemic therapy experienced an episode of acute kidney injury.
Promising results from clinical trials could encourage urologists to offer immunotherapy to their bladder cancer patients.
UGN-1 is an investigational formulation of mitomycin, delivered to patients using standard intravesical catheters.
Older patients benefit from treatment of superficial bladder cancer even if they have multiple chronic conditions, a new study suggests.
In a study, men with prostate cancer who received androgen deprivation therapy did not have a lower subsequent risk of developing bladder cancer.
Finnish study of individuals with type 2 diabetes reveals a 17% and 42% higher incidence of bladder and kidney cancer, respectively, compared with the general population.
Higher rates of complete response observed in MIBC patients who received a dose-dense combination of methotrexate, vinblastine, doxorubicin, and cisplatin rather than the standard gemcitabine plus cisplatin or carboplatin.
New meta-analysis shows adjuvant intravesical gemcitabine and bacillus Calmette-Guérin do not differ significantly with respect to risk of recurrence, progression, and adverse events.
Among patients undergoing radical cystectomy, female sex is independently associated with a 21% increased odds of surgical site infections compared with male sex.
Widowed patients with bladder urothelial carcinoma have the worst 5-year cancer-specific survival rates among unmarried patients.
British investigators concluded that urine cytology misses a significant number of muscle-invasive bladder cancers.
Recurrence rate was 26.4% among patients who had overnight continuous saline irrigation following transurethral resection of bladder tumor vs 38.2% among those who did not.
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