Robotic radical cystectomy (RC) may offer advantages over open surgery without compromising pathologic measures of early oncologic efficacy, researchers suggest.
A terminally ill Illinois man has won a $1.6 million verdict against the general practitioner who failed to diagnose bladder cancer.
Combining cisplatin-based intra-arterial chemotherapy and radiotherapy is effective long-term for local invasive bladder carcinoma, according to a Japanese study.
A study of Swedish men with BPH found no excess risk of bladder cancer, but did show that the likelihood of the malignancy is elevated in those who undergo transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), especially men with comorbid genitourinary tract conditions.
BERLIN—Long-term prophylaxis with mitomycin C (MMC) significantly decreases the risk of tumor recurrence compared with short-term prophylaxis with MMC or bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) in patients with non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer, according to German researchers.