Articles about bladder cancer


Immunotherapy Added to CT Might Just Work in Bladder Cancer

Last updated: 10/06/2019

BARCELONA, Spain — Immunotherapy added to chemotherapy might just work in advanced bladder cancer: results so far from IMvigor130 show an improvement in progression-free...

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Investigational Mitomycin Gel Agents Demonstrate High CR Rates in Bladder Cancer Studies

Last updated: 09/30/2019

The investigational agent UGN-101 induced a complete response (CR) in 59% of patients with low-grade upper tract urothelial cancer (LG UTUC) in the phase III OLYMPUS trial,...

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Warning Stalled Immunotherapy Takeover in Bladder Cancer

Last updated: 09/29/2019

The FDA's May 2018 warning against prescribing immunotherapy alone in bladder cancer patients with low PD-L1 expression quickly reversed the surge in use of these agents as...

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Common cold virus could transform bladder cancer treatment

Last updated: 09/29/2019

A novel therapeutic approach that involves the oncolytic virus coxsackievirus showed potential among a small cohort of patients with nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer, according...

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Women Have Lower Relative Survival After Bladder Cancer Diagnosis - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 09/20/2019

Women with bladder cancer have worse survival outcomes than men, but only for a short while after diagnosis, according to Anke Richters, PhD, of the Netherlands Comprehensive...

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What is Bladder Cancer? General Information About the Bladder

Last updated: 09/18/2019

Cancer occurs when cells in the bladder start to grow out of control. Most tumors develop on the inner layer of the bladder. Some can grow into the deeper bladder layers. As...

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Mount Sinai awarded $1.7 million to study how bladder cancer affects 'natural killer' cells

Last updated: 09/17/2019

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has been awarded nearly $1.7 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Defense to study how bladder cancer affects certain...

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Molecular and histopathology directed therapy for advanced bladder cancer

Last updated: 09/12/2019

Molecular and histopathology directed therapy for advanced bladder cancer Nature Reviews Urology (2019) | Download Citation Subjects Targeted therapies Abstract Bladder cancer...

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Alternatives for Bladder Cancer Tx During Ongoing BCG Shortage

Last updated: 09/10/2019

The ongoing shortage of bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG), used intravesically to treat early-stage bladder cancer, continues to motivate experts to identify alternatives for the...

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Diagnosing and Monitoring Bladder Cancer – BCAN - Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

Last updated: 09/08/2019

Banner Image: Dr. Neal Shore, a member of the BCAN Board of Directors, speaks with a patient about diagnosing and monitoring bladder cancer. Although radiological tests provide...

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