Bladder Cancer

In North America, bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and in the top ten for women. In the United States, approximately 70,000 patients are newly diagnosed with bladder cancer each year.
What is Bladder Cancer?

Bladder cancer refers to the growth of a tumor within the lining of the bladder. In some cases, the tumor can invade surrounding tissue and spread to other parts of the body.

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Buy and bust: Collapse of private equity-backed rural hospitals mired employees in medical bills

Buy and bust: Collapse of private equity-backed rural hospitals mired employees in medical bills

Biological sex differences may be the reason behind higher cancer risk among men than women

Biological sex differences may be the reason behind higher cancer risk among men than women

UAB researchers report a potential treatment for ARID1A-deficient bladder cancer

UAB researchers report a potential treatment for ARID1A-deficient bladder cancer

Genetic signatures may help predict immunotherapy response in patients with bladder cancer

Genetic signatures may help predict immunotherapy response in patients with bladder cancer

Improving dialogue between healthcare professionals and patients in bladder cancer

Improving dialogue between healthcare professionals and patients in bladder cancer

International Agency for Research on Cancer classifies firefighting as carcinogenic

International Agency for Research on Cancer classifies firefighting as carcinogenic

Network-based machine learning method helps predict cancer patients' response to immunotherapy

Network-based machine learning method helps predict cancer patients' response to immunotherapy

Study illustrates how the use of whole exome sequencing can better predict treatment response

Study illustrates how the use of whole exome sequencing can better predict treatment response

Discussing tools and resources to support the bladder cancer patient community

Discussing tools and resources to support the bladder cancer patient community

Understanding the impact of bladder cancer on daily life before and after diagnosis

Understanding the impact of bladder cancer on daily life before and after diagnosis

Bladder cancer patients with ctDNA positivity respond very well to treatment with atezolizumab

Bladder cancer patients with ctDNA positivity respond very well to treatment with atezolizumab

Androgens contribute to sex bias in bladder cancer

Androgens contribute to sex bias in bladder cancer

New initiative aims to increase collaboration and accelerate high-impact cancer immunotherapy

New initiative aims to increase collaboration and accelerate high-impact cancer immunotherapy

Robotic surgery reduces readmissions, benefits patients' overall recovery

Robotic surgery reduces readmissions, benefits patients' overall recovery

Immunotherapy after bladder cancer surgery helps reduce cancer recurrence

Immunotherapy after bladder cancer surgery helps reduce cancer recurrence

Penn study finds low uptake of first mutation-targeted bladder cancer drug

Penn study finds low uptake of first mutation-targeted bladder cancer drug

Study shows effectiveness of point-of-care smoking cessation program for cancer patients

Study shows effectiveness of point-of-care smoking cessation program for cancer patients

Improving Medical Communication through Social Media

Improving Medical Communication through Social Media

AI-based system improves bladder cancer treatment response assessment

AI-based system improves bladder cancer treatment response assessment

Cells’ exosomes can be effective vehicles for delivering cancer treatments to tumors

Cells’ exosomes can be effective vehicles for delivering cancer treatments to tumors