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Once BCG Unresponsive, Always BCG Unresponsive: An Open Letter to the FDA to Enhance Recruitment into Clinical Trials in Bladder Cancer

Once BCG Unresponsive, Always BCG Unresponsive: An Open Letter to the FDA to Enhance Recruitment into Clinical Trials in Bladder Cancer

The FDA is to be commended on drafting a guidance document [1] to assist sponsors in the clinical development of drugs for treatment of patients with NMIBC, especially those who...

Pre-Op Anti-PD-1 Advances in Bladder Cancer

Pre-Op Anti-PD-1 Advances in Bladder Cancer

CHICAGO -- More than 90% of patients with newly diagnosed muscle-invasive bladder cancer remained alive and recurrence free 1 year after receiving neoadjuvant immunotherapy with...

<em>The Journal of Urology®</em> plenary presentations will highlight top papers of 2018

The Journal of Urology® plenary presentations will highlight top papers of 2018

Saturday morning’s Prime Time plenary session kicks off with this year’s Journal of Urology program, which features a series of presentations highlighting some of the top...

Urology Care Foundation focused on expanding global reach, other initiatives

Urology Care Foundation focused on expanding global reach, other initiatives

Urology Care Foundation President Harris Nagler, MD, will discuss efforts to expand the global reach of the Foundation during a Saturday afternoon Next Frontier plenary...

Persistent BCG Shortages Lead to Hard Choices in Bladder Cancer

Persistent BCG Shortages Lead to Hard Choices in Bladder Cancer

Over the years, the Tice strain of bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) has emerged as a go-to drug for treating primary and recurrent bladder cancer, but in the United States and...

Arsenic

Arsenic

Arsenic Introduction Arsenic Arsenic is a naturally occurring element that is widely distributed in the Earth’s crust. It is found in water, air, food, and soil. There are two...

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Risk of Bladder Cancer

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Risk of Bladder Cancer

In a pooled analysis of 13 studies, researchers examined the relationship between the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) and bladder cancer risk. They found high and medium adherence...

The Bracelet – WeilStyle

The Bracelet – WeilStyle

I don’t consider myself particularly superstitious. Okay…maybe a little. I do pick up every penny I see, convinced that it’s my dad sending me support and messages from heaven....

Bladder cancer drug shortage is stressing patients out

Bladder cancer drug shortage is stressing patients out

Dire shortages of a crucial drug for treating bladder cancer are hitting patients nationwide for the second time in three years — leaving some fearing for their lives. Bob...

World Bladder Cancer Newsletter

World Bladder Cancer Newsletter

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network  (USA), Fight Bladder Cancer  (UK) and Bladder Cancer Canada worked together to establish the World Bladder Cancer Patient Coalition. The...

May Is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

May Is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

We are almost at Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, and we have LOTS of activities and resources – local and national – to tell you about. Communications@BCAN.org Like last year,...

‘Devastating' loophole means bladder most cancers sufferers face FIVE MONTH await therapy

‘Devastating' loophole means bladder most cancers sufferers face FIVE MONTH await therapy

Patients with bladder cancer are being made to wait up to five months for treatment because of an NHS loophole, it has been revealed. Health service guidance counts a biopsy –...