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May 27, 2017

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May 27, 2017

Tumor Markers Can Reveal Lethality of Bladder Cancers, Guide Treatment

Oct. 24, 2016 — Tumor cells collected during the removal of a cancerous bladder and transplanted into mice with weakened immune systems could help physicians rapidly identify high-risk cancers, determine prognosis ... read more

Oct. 17, 2016 — A nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drug used for treating colds suppresses the spread of bladder cancers and reduces their chemoresistance in mice, raising hopes of a future cure for advanced bladder ... read more

Phase I Study of Novel Anti-Cancer Drug Uses Tumour mRNA Expression to Identify Responders

Oct. 8, 2016 — The first-in-human dose escalation study of the pan-FGFR (fibroblast growth factor receptor) inhibitor BAY 1163877 in patients with treatment-refractory locally advanced or metastatic solid tumours ... read more

Immunotherapy Shows Promising Results in First, Second Line Treatment of Metastatic Bladder Cancer

Oct. 8, 2016 — Immunotherapy has shown promising results in first and second line treatment of metastatic bladder cancer in two phase II ... read more

Looking at the Role of Bacteria in Incontinence

Oct. 7, 2016 — We all know that feeling of suddenly needing to urinate, and the agonizing worry that we might not find a toilet in time or make it that far. Sadly, for many people this is a regular occurrence and ... read more

Study Compares Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women

Oct. 4, 2016 — Investigators assessed whether injection of onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox A) is superior to sacral neuromodulation (use of an implanted electrode for bladder control) in controlling episodes of ... read more

Oct. 3, 2016 — People with spinal cord injuries suffer from many complications in addition to paralysis and numbness. Some of these problems are caused by a lack of the neurotransmitter GABA in the injured spinal ... read more

Manuka Honey Curbs Activity, Growth of Bacteria Even at Low Dilutions

Sep. 26, 2016 — Even low dilutions of Manuka honey can curb the activity and growth of bacterial biofilms - the thin but resilient layer of microbes that build up on, and stick to, any surface including plastic, ... read more

Sep. 22, 2016 — Researchers have identified a way to prevent chronic urinary tract infections (UTIs). Vaccinating mice against a key protein that bacteria use to latch onto the bladder and cause UTIs reduces severe ... read more

Researchers Take a New Step Towards Non-Antibiotic Bladder Infection Therapies

Sep. 22, 2016 — Cystitis is a common infection, particularly in women. Although usually treatable with antibiotics, patients can be plagued with recurrent and chronic infections. When ascending to the kidneys, ... read more

Keep Intimate Life Intact Despite Tumor Surgery in the Pelvis

Sep. 13, 2016 — Tumor surgery in the pelvis (urogenital and anal area) can lead to injuries of the regional nervous center and therefore to bowel and bladder incontinence and sexual function disorders. This can ... read more

Double Negative Leads to Big Positive Against Bladder Cancer Metastasis

Sep. 9, 2016 — New understanding may allow doctors and researchers to stop bladder cancer's ability to stop the tumor-suppressing gene RhoDGI2, thus allowing its initial action to ... read more

July 19, 2016 — The process cells use to secrete chemicals also appears to be the way to clear urinary tract infections, or UTIs, according to a new ... read more

Researchers Identify Bacterial Infection as a Possible Cause of Bladder Condition

July 7, 2016 — A research team has identified bacterial infection as a possible cause of Overactive Bladder Syndrome (OAB). OAB is a condition where the bladder muscle spontaneously contracts before the bladder is ... read more

June 23, 2016 — Researchers announced one year ago that the cells of the Mycobacterium brumae offer an improved alternative to current bladder cancer treatments such as BCG (an immunotherapy based on the ... read more

June 17, 2016 — A new study has found new molecular sub-groups in early stages of bladder cancer. This improves the understanding of why some tumors develop aggressively and this discovery may lead to optimized ... read more

Racial Disparities Found in Children's Urologic Surgery

June 17, 2016 — Black children who undergo urologic surgery are more likely than white children to have postsurgical complications and hospital-acquired infections 30 days after the surgery. Researchers studying a ... read more

June 8, 2016 — A new study describes mutational landscape of bladder cancer cell lines, demonstrates that alterations in these cells lines do indeed match changes in samples of human bladder cancer and shows genes ... 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

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