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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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

Immunotherapy extends survival in patients with advanced bladder cancer

Immunotherapy extends survival in patients with advanced bladder 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

Study explores link between personal use of hair dyes and cancer risk

Study explores link between personal use of hair dyes and cancer risk

Study identifies a novel regulatory pathway in bladder cancer

Study identifies a novel regulatory pathway in bladder cancer

UIC's first-of-its-kind contraceptive receives FDA approval

UIC's first-of-its-kind contraceptive receives FDA approval

Researchers discover how gut bacteria help the immune system to battle cancerous tumors

Researchers discover how gut bacteria help the immune system to battle cancerous tumors

Study sheds new light on mechanisms of cohesin function involved in cancer and cardiac development

Study sheds new light on mechanisms of cohesin function involved in cancer and cardiac development

Avoiding care during the pandemic could mean life or death

Avoiding care during the pandemic could mean life or death

Non-invasive urine test being offered free to the NHS to help clear bladder cancer diagnoses backlog

Non-invasive urine test being offered free to the NHS to help clear bladder cancer diagnoses backlog

New scanner to detect early signs of bladder cancer could save thousands of lives

New scanner to detect early signs of bladder cancer could save thousands of lives