Bladder cancer Articles & Stories :

New Bladder Cancer Test Could Greatly Improve Patient Care

New Bladder Cancer Test Could Greatly Improve Patient Care

A simple urine test, developed at the University of Surrey could greatly boost patient quality of life and has the possibility to save the UK National Healthcare system over 100 million each year. The research was published in the European Journal of Cancer. Read More


Recurrence of Bladder Cancer Possible Despite Removal of the Bladder

Recurrence of Bladder Cancer Possible Despite Removal of the Bladder

Patients diagnosed with advanced bladder cancers and also receive bladder removal surgery might need additional treatment to prevent recurrence under certain circumstances. This is according to a new UT Southwestern Medical Center study. Read More


Bladder Cancer Patients Can Benefit from Radical Robotic Bladder Surgery

Bladder Cancer Patients Can Benefit from Radical Robotic Bladder Surgery

Nearly 30 percent of the over 70,000 bladder cancer cases expected in this year will be muscle invasive. In these cases, radical cystectomy is the preferable treatment option. In a pilot trial, a team of researchers evaluated the efficacy of open radical cystectomy vs. robotic-assisted laparos... Read More


Researchers Urged to Differentiate Between Bladder Cancer Types during Studies

Researchers Urged to Differentiate Between Bladder Cancer Types during Studies

Based upon a careful examination of data trends, there are significant differences between the two main subtypes of bladder cancer. Because of this, researchers are being asked to clearly delineate between both types of the disease when they conduct studies. Read More


Certain Meat Compounds May Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer

Certain Meat Compounds May Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer

Consuming specific compounds in meat processed through various methods may be associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer. Published in the journal CANCER, the study findings may be reveal insight into understanding the role of dietary exposures in cancer risk. Read More


The Risk Factors for Bladder Cancer

The Risk Factors for Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer is one of the more common cancers. Among men, it's the fourth most common type of cancer. Bladder cancer can be associated with the aging process. Read More


Cancer's Effect on Bladder Functioning

Cancer's Effect on Bladder Functioning

Thomas and his wife have always enjoyed getting out and about until he underwent treatment for bladder cancer. According to Thomas, "The cancer was gone, everything was okay; except I had no control over my bladder." He was well, but nearly housebound; afraid of having an accident and always w... Read More


Biomarker Discovery Allows for Early Detection of Bladder Cancer

Biomarker Discovery Allows for Early Detection of Bladder Cancer

The discovery of cancer biomarker MCM5, winner of the medical future innovations award, has led to the invention of a urine test capable of detecting bladder cancer. Read More


A Recommended Diet for Bladder Cancer Patients

A Recommended Diet for Bladder Cancer Patients

If you've ever been diagnosed with bladder cancer, or any other cancer, and are experiencing treatments such as radiation and chemotherapy, it can be a very scary time of your life. There are a few areas of your diet that you can use to help manage the symptoms of these treatments. Read More


Recognizing the Early Signs of Bladder Cancer

Recognizing the Early Signs of Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer causes the death of around 13,000 people in America every year. Dr. Sherryl Lee urges people to pay attention to possible signs of the disease. Dr. Lee claims, "Bladder cancer is not as common as other cancers we often hear about, like prostate cancer and breast cancer. We know ... Read More



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