High intake of stewed or roasted meat, but not boiled, fried, or preserved meat, is associated with increased odds of bladder cancer, a case-control study found.
First-line treatment with both atezolizumab and platinum-based chemotherapy (PBC) is associated with prolonged progression-free survival vs PBC alone in patients with metastatic urothelial cancer, a study found.
In a study of patients with high-risk muscle-invasive bladder cancer, patients who received cisplatin-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy had a 3.6 times higher rate of pathologic complete response compared with those who had upfront radical cystectomy.
In a study, women with bladder cancer had approximately 1.5-fold higher mortality than men — but only in the short term.
What is the proper procedure for handling bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) waste? Does the room need to be closed off after instilling the drug into the bladder?
Investigators report finding no significant difference in positive surgical margin rates among open, laparoscopic, and robotic-assisted approaches to partial cystectomy.
Each 1-month delay in radical cystectomy following diagnosis of variant histology urothelial carcinoma of the bladder was associated with a 36% increased risk of death, a study found.
In a propensity score matched analysis, robotic-assisted and open radical cystectomy for urothelial bladder cancer did not differ significantly with respect to disease recurrence and cancer-specific mortality rates.
In a phase 2 trial, a regimen of gemcitabine plus eribulin compared favorably with other regimens for the first-line treatment of cisplatin-ineligible patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma.
Patients who undergo surgical resection of nonmetastatic upper tract urothelial carcinoma with isolated lymph node involvement have a 5-year overall survival rate of only 24%, a study found.