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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Bladder cancer is more aggressive and advanced in South Texas, study shows

Bladder cancer is more aggressive and advanced in South Texas, study shows

COVID-19 and lung cancer have a common pathway, say researchers

COVID-19 and lung cancer have a common pathway, say researchers

Using complementary disinfection strategies to make swimming pools safer

Using complementary disinfection strategies to make swimming pools safer

Study: Targeted therapy prolongs survival in patients with advanced bladder cancer

Study: Targeted therapy prolongs survival in patients with advanced bladder cancer

Liquid biopsy can help gauge the effectiveness of therapy for colorectal cancer

Liquid biopsy can help gauge the effectiveness of therapy for colorectal cancer

New type of drug significantly increases survival of bladder cancer patients

New type of drug significantly increases survival of bladder cancer patients

Dramatic changes seen in delivery of radiotherapy treatments during coronavirus pandemic

Dramatic changes seen in delivery of radiotherapy treatments during coronavirus pandemic

New study can help determine effectiveness of chemotherapy in patients with bladder cancer

New study can help determine effectiveness of chemotherapy in patients with bladder cancer

Study demonstrates safety of novel immuno-oncology therapy in patients with advanced solid tumors

Study demonstrates safety of novel immuno-oncology therapy in patients with advanced solid tumors

Machine learning increases the accuracy of anti-cancer drug response predictions

Machine learning increases the accuracy of anti-cancer drug response predictions

Phase II NRG Oncology trial evaluates two regimens for muscle-invasive bladder cancer

Phase II NRG Oncology trial evaluates two regimens for muscle-invasive bladder cancer

Scientists uncover a novel cellular mechanism for disposing of misfolded proteins

Scientists uncover a novel cellular mechanism for disposing of misfolded proteins

Neoadjuvant trial of combination immunotherapy has favorable outcomes in bladder cancer patients

Neoadjuvant trial of combination immunotherapy has favorable outcomes in bladder cancer patients

UroCAD assay is better than urine cytology in detecting bladder cancer

UroCAD assay is better than urine cytology in detecting bladder cancer

Robotic surgery poses challenges as hospital resume elective surgery amid COVID-19

Robotic surgery poses challenges as hospital resume elective surgery amid COVID-19

Antibody improves progression-free survival in patients with advanced prostate cancer

Antibody improves progression-free survival in patients with advanced prostate cancer

PPI use linked to worse outcomes in urothelial cancer patients treated with atezolizumab

PPI use linked to worse outcomes in urothelial cancer patients treated with atezolizumab

Tobacco smoking linked to worse outcomes for bladder cancer patients after surgery

Tobacco smoking linked to worse outcomes for bladder cancer patients after surgery

Study: Cigarette smoking is linked to worse outcomes in patients treated for bladder cancer

Study: Cigarette smoking is linked to worse outcomes in patients treated for bladder cancer

Six genomics research projects receive grants to address the role of ethnicity in major cancers

Six genomics research projects receive grants to address the role of ethnicity in major cancers