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July 28, 2016

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July 28, 2016

June 29, 2016 — A new study demonstrates a novel method for sorting passenger from driver alterations, and uses this method to pinpoint a new driver and potential therapeutic target in cancer progression, ... read more

New Drug 'Retrains' Immune System to Fight Aggressive Bladder Cancer

June 5, 2016 — A new drug that harnesses the immune system to attack tumors is highly effective against advanced bladder cancer, according to the results of an international clinical ... read more

May 20, 2016 — Researchers have compiled an extensive review of the key contributions to understanding the mechanics of the bladder ranging from work conducted in the 1970s through the present time with a focus on ... read more

Looking for Causes of Unexpected Early Bladder Cancer Recurrence After Laparoscopic Surgery

Apr. 26, 2016 — Although laparoscopic radical cystectomy (LRC) and robotic assisted radical cystectomy (RARC) continue to grow in popularity and are successful in the treatment of bladder cancer, they are still ... read more

Precision Medicine Brings New Hope to Those With Advanced Urothelial Cancer

Apr. 4, 2016 — Five of six patients with advanced metastatic urothelial cancer and one of two specific genetic abnormalities responded to treatment with afatinib, approved in 2013 for lung cancer. One patient with ... read more

Link Between Diabetes Drug, Increased Risk of Bladder Cancer Confirmed

Mar. 30, 2016 — The diabetes drug pioglitazone is associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer, finds a study. The findings suggest that the risk increases with increasing duration of use and ... read more

Study Finds Adaptive IGRT for Bladder Preservation Clinically Feasible

Mar. 29, 2016 — A prospective study examining a trimodality treatment approach in localized bladder cancer cases using adaptive image-guided, intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IG-IMRT) found that the bladder ... read more

Mar. 28, 2016 — A discovery has been made on just how we know when to empty our bladders, which may have the potential to lead to new therapeutic interventions for bladder ... read more

New Effects of Ketamine Abuse Uncovered: Extreme Pain, Bladder Damage

Mar. 18, 2016 — Research has revealed how recreational ketamine abuse damages the bladder. In two studies, medical researchers show how ketamine present in urine causes damage to the epithelial lining of the ... read more

Genomic Profiling Helps Provide Targeted Therapy Options for Hard to Treat Cancers

Mar. 16, 2016 — Research examining difficult to treat tumors through genomic profiling shows that tumors with alterations in a signaling pathway responsible for cell regulation may respond to targeted therapy ... read more

Urinary Tract Infection: How Bacteria Nestle in

Mar. 7, 2016 — Eighty percent of bladder infections are caused by the intestinal bacterium E. coli. It travels along the urethra to the bladder where it triggers painful infections. In a new article, researchers ... read more

Understanding the Role of Human Polyomaviruses in Cancer

Feb. 25, 2016 — A new method to screen tumor samples for the presence of any human polyomavirus has been created by a team of researchers. Their study found no evidence for the involvement of human polyomaviruses in ... read more

Scientists Discover How Breast Cancer Cells Spread from Blood Vessels

Feb. 9, 2016 — Researchers have identified a protein that controls how breast cancer cells spread around the body, according to a new study. This study sheds light on how cancer cells leave the blood vessels to ... read more

Mental Health Status Prior to Bladder Cancer Surgery Can Indicate Risk of Complications

Dec. 18, 2015 — A patient's mental health prior to surgery can influence postoperative outcomes. Removal of the bladder, or radical cystectomy (RC), is an effective treatment for locally advanced bladder ... read more

'Purity' of Tumor Samples May Significantly Bias Genomic Analyses

Dec. 4, 2015 — The proportion of normal cells, especially immune cells, intermixed with cancerous cells in a given tissue sample may significantly skew the results of genetic analyses and other tests performed both ... read more

Circulating Small Cell Lung Cancer Cells Successfully Cultivated for the Very First Time

Nov. 19, 2015 — Most cases of small cell lung cancer are only diagnosed after the tumor has already formed metastases. Until now it has not been possible to investigate the reasons for this rapid metastasis, because ... read more

Investigational Immunotherapeutic Increased Bladder Cancer Survival

Nov. 18, 2015 — Among patients with metastatic bladder cancer that had progressed after platinum-based chemotherapy, those who received an investigational, personalized peptide cancer vaccine and best-supportive ... read more

Retroviral RNA May Play a Part in Liver Cancer

Oct. 29, 2015 — Researchers have found that retroviral long-terminal-repeat (LTR) promoters -- a type of repetitive element that are widely distributed in the human genome -- are highly activated in hepatocellular ... read more

Examining Contemporary Occupational Carcinogen Exposure, Bladder Cancer

Oct. 8, 2015 — Despite manufacturing and legislative changes to improve workplace hygiene, the risk of occupational bladder cancer appears to be on the rise in some industries, although the profile of at-risk ... read more

Oct. 6, 2015 — Researchers have found a mycobacterium that is more effective in treating superficial bladder cancer and does not cause infections, unlike those used up to now. Mycobacteria are the only bacteria ... read more

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