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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COVID-19 pandemic likely caused new cancer diagnoses to be delayed, study shows

COVID-19 pandemic likely caused new cancer diagnoses to be delayed, study shows

New California law eases aid-in-dying process

New California law eases aid-in-dying process

Researchers make progress towards a new diagnostic test for schistosomiasis

Researchers make progress towards a new diagnostic test for schistosomiasis

New EcoTyper tool can help identify cancer subtypes

New EcoTyper tool can help identify cancer subtypes

Studies outlines novel strategies for detecting cancer and minimal residual disease

Studies outlines novel strategies for detecting cancer and minimal residual disease

Liquid biopsies could help identify, track bladder cancer and peripheral nerve tumors

Liquid biopsies could help identify, track bladder cancer and peripheral nerve tumors

Adding berzosertib to standard treatment for metastatic urothelial cancer does not extend patient survival

Adding berzosertib to standard treatment for metastatic urothelial cancer does not extend patient survival

MSK researchers identify potential biomarker of response to checkpoint immunotherapy

MSK researchers identify potential biomarker of response to checkpoint immunotherapy

Antihypertensives may improve survival for patients with colorectal cancer

Antihypertensives may improve survival for patients with colorectal cancer

Experimental drug and immunotherapy combination shows promise in bladder cancer study

Experimental drug and immunotherapy combination shows promise in bladder cancer study

Women voice frustration over antibiotic use and limited treatment options for UTIs

Women voice frustration over antibiotic use and limited treatment options for UTIs

Immersion in virtual reality can be used to alleviate the discomfort of medical procedures

Immersion in virtual reality can be used to alleviate the discomfort of medical procedures

Multiple geriatric conditions increase treatment burden in older patients with bladder cancer

Multiple geriatric conditions increase treatment burden in older patients with bladder cancer

UTA chemist develops cancer medication that uses light to destroy tumor cells

UTA chemist develops cancer medication that uses light to destroy tumor cells

Novel approach to molecular drug design paves way for promising bladder cancer therapy

Novel approach to molecular drug design paves way for promising bladder cancer therapy

Blood test may help identify risk of bladder cancer recurrence after surgery

Blood test may help identify risk of bladder cancer recurrence after surgery

Study: Cancer cells grown in culture dishes have less parity with their human sources

Study: Cancer cells grown in culture dishes have less parity with their human sources

SWOG researchers to present practice-changing research at virtual ASCO 2021

SWOG researchers to present practice-changing research at virtual ASCO 2021

Male bladder cancer vulnerability could be exploited to design new therapeutic strategies

Male bladder cancer vulnerability could be exploited to design new therapeutic strategies

Researchers develop a new method for the detection and evolution of kidney cancer

Researchers develop a new method for the detection and evolution of kidney cancer