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 Woman's bladder produces alcohol – a rare medical conditionWoman's bladder produces alcohol – a rare medical condition
 
A 61-year-old woman was set for a liver transplant but was denied due to a high level of alcohol in her system. Her urine contained alcohol, which is unlikely unless someone has consumed large amounts of it.
 
   Metastatic bladder cancer significantly slowed by treating with immunotherapy after chemotherapyMetastatic bladder cancer significantly slowed by treating with immunotherapy after chemotherapy
 
Using immunotherapy immediately after chemotherapy in patients with metastatic bladder cancer slowed cancer progression.
 
   Substances linked to bladder cancer found in the urine of e-cigarette usersSubstances linked to bladder cancer found in the urine of e-cigarette users
 
An analysis of evidence from multiple scientific studies found six substances that have a strong link to bladder cancer in the urine of people who had used electronic cigarettes and sometimes other tobacco products, researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and NYU Langone Health reported.
 
 New combination of biomarkers can benefit patients With advanced bladder cancer
 
New combination of biomarkers can benefit patients With advanced bladder cancerIn patients with metastatic bladder cancer, a novel combination of biomarkers from baseline tumor tissues was predictive of improved clinical responses and prolonged survival following treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors, according to researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
 
 
 New recommendations for evaluation of bladder and bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury
 
New recommendations for evaluation of bladder and bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injuryAmong the many challenges to independence and quality of life after spinal cord injury, two complications have emerged as top priorities for researchers - neurogenic bowel and neurogenic bladder.
 
 
 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 livesThousands of lives lost to bladder cancers each year could be saved thanks to a new scanner that uses photonics to illuminate parts of the tissue that are currently impossible to visualize.
 
 
 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 backlogA HIGHLY accurate urine test which can rule out bladder cancer with a negative-predictive value of 99% using a hospital laboratory’s standard ELISA testing equipment is today being offered free to the NHS to help urologists clear the backlog of people waiting for a diagnosis and monitoring as a result of COVID-19 hospital closures.