Bladder Cancer - Researchers demonstrate the effectiveness of new bladder cancer treatment
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 Bladder cancer linked to drinking water chemicals in EuropeBladder cancer linked to drinking water chemicals in Europe
 
Over 6,500 new cases of bladder cancer in Europe are caused by exposure to chemicals called trihalomethanes (THM) found in drinking water. This number adds up to almost 5% of all bladder cancers in the continent. The study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives in January 2020, is a pioneering attempt to establish the levels of these chemicals in tap water supplied in 26 countries in the European Union.
 
   Researchers demonstrate the effectiveness of new bladder cancer treatmentResearchers demonstrate the effectiveness of new bladder cancer treatment
 
Researchers from the Molecular Cancer group at the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute and doctors from Hospital del Mar, have demonstrated the effectiveness of a drug for treating metastatic bladder cancer in patients who did not respond to the usual treatment.
 
   Molecular subtyping of bladder tumors outperformed by standard pathology testsMolecular subtyping of bladder tumors outperformed by standard pathology tests
 
While trying to develop a comparatively easy, inexpensive way to give physicians and their patients with bladder cancer a better idea of likely outcome and best treatment options, scientists found that sophisticated new subtyping techniques designed to do this provide no better information than long-standing pathology tests.
 
 Why advanced bladder cancer still remains as deadly as it was 30 years ago?
 
Why advanced bladder cancer still remains as deadly as it was 30 years ago?Despite research showing that aggressive treatment with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation can extend the lives of and even cure patients with advanced bladder cancer, many don't get it.
 
 
 Study finds link between bladder cancer and collagen receptor
 
Study finds link between bladder cancer and collagen receptorA team of investigators has recently discovered that the collagen receptor DDR1 functionally interacts with the insulin-like growth factor system in regulating bladder cancer.
 
 
 Anthrax may soon help more people fight against bladder cancer
 
Anthrax may soon help more people fight against bladder cancerAnthrax may soon help more people win the fight against bladder cancer, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says strikes about 72,000 Americans each year and kills about 16,000, and is one of the most expensive cancers to treat.
 
 
 Ophthalmologists find more evidence linking common bladder drug to retinal conditions
 
Ophthalmologists find more evidence linking common bladder drug to retinal conditionsA drug widely prescribed for a bladder condition for decades, now appears to be toxic to the retina, the light sensing tissue at the back of the eye that allows us to see.