Bladder Cancer

Bogdan Czerniak, MD, PhD

Urine Test Detects Bladder Cancer

Counting copies of a specific gene in cells gathered from a urine sample may provide a simple, noninvasive way to detect bladder cancer, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Urine Test Detects Upper Tract TCC

With upper tract transitional cell carcinoma (UTTCC), vigilance is the watchword. Detecting this cancer earlier may directly impact patient survival. According to the American Cancer Society, 54,390 new cases and 14,100 deaths in the United States will occur during 2008.

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