Bladder cancer Articles & Stories :

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


Nanoparticle Technique Delivers More Medicine to Tumors

Nanoparticle Technique Delivers More Medicine to Tumors

Extremely tiny particles, or nanoparticles, can now be loaded with 20 times more cancer drugs than ever before, and the load delivered direct to malignant tissue, avoiding many of the awful side effects of cancer chemotherapy, recent research demonstrated. The study, published online in the jo... Read More


Expert Commentary: Stuart Diamond, Editor-in-Chief - 6/19/2009

Expert Commentary: Stuart Diamond, Editor-in-Chief - 6/19/2009

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy? A breakthrough approach to the treatment of cancer. Using the body’s own immune system to fight cancer. The great benefit is that if and when it works there should be few side effects. After all, we are utilizing our bodies’ own natural defense mechani... Read More


Expert Commentary: Dr. Tauseef Ahmed, M.D., April 30, 2009

Expert Commentary: Dr. Tauseef Ahmed, M.D., April 30, 2009

I think a better term for the therapies recently reported in Cancer Research would be targeted small molecules. Nanoparticles are formulations of various chemotherapeutic drugs that improve the delivery of chemotherapy. The most commonly used nanoparticle medication is nanoparticle bound pa... Read More


What is the Polypill?

What is the Polypill?

Dr. Valentin Fuster discusses the Polypill. The Polypill is being developed in response to an important reality surrounding cardiovascular disease. There are three important drugs that can help prevent heart disease (statins, ACE inhibitors, and aspirin). These drugs are not taken for two maj... Read More



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