Screening/Prevention Bladder Cancer


Ask the Lynch Syndrome Expert Q&A Now Available (June 2, 2016)

CancerConnect Presents: Ask the Expert with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Dr. Perez* CancerConnect recently collaborated with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to provide you with the opportunity to... Continue Reading

Radiation for Uterine Cancer May Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer (January 8, 2014)

Radiation therapy used to treat uterine cancer may increase the risk of bladder cancer later in life, according to the results of a study published in BJU International. Uterine (endometrial) cancer is... Continue Reading

More Evidence that Diabetes Drugs Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer (August 22, 2012)

A popular class of diabetes drugs called thiazolidinediones (TZDs) increases the risk of bladder cancer, according to the results of a study published early online in the Journal of the National Cancer... Continue Reading

Diabetes Drugs May Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer (July 26, 2012)

A class of drugs called thiazolidinediones has been linked to an increased risk of bladder cancer among adults with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published early online in the Canadian Medical... Continue Reading

Aspirin Continues to Look Promising for Cancer Prevention (March 26, 2012)

A combined analysis of 51 randomized trials found that daily aspirin use reduces the risk of new cancer diagnoses as well as the risk of cancer death. These results were published in The Lancet. A growing... Continue Reading

Lynch Syndrome Also Linked with Breast and Pancreatic Cancer (February 17, 2012)

A study of families with Lynch Syndrome has expanded the list of cancers related to the condition: carriers of a Lynch Syndrome gene mutation also appear to have an increased risk of breast cancer and... Continue Reading

New Data Show Higher Bladder Cancer Risk for Smokers (August 29, 2011)

New data suggest that the risk of bladder cancer among smokers may be higher than previous estimates. And, though women were thought to have a lower rate of smoking-attributable bladder cancer than men,... Continue Reading

Stay on Top of Your Family History of Cancer (July 15, 2011)

People who are at high risk of cancer as a result of their family history may be advised to undergo earlier or more intensive cancer screening. Because family history of cancer can change over time, it’s... Continue Reading

Fewer Lung Cancer Deaths Among Women (April 11, 2011)

The lung cancer death rate among women appears to be declining for the first time in 40 years, according to an annual report published by multiple institutions. Findings from the report were recently released... Continue Reading

Selenium May Have Protective Effect Against Bladder Cancer (September 16, 2010)

Data from a combined analysis of previous studies suggest that higher levels of selenium are associated with lower risk of bladder cancer. These findings were recently published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology,... Continue Reading

Components of Processed Meat May Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer (August 10, 2010)

People who consume a large amount of nitrite and nitrate from processed meat may be at an increased risk for developing bladder cancer, according to a study published in Cancer. Bladder cancer is diagnosed... Continue Reading

Painters May Have Higher Risk of Bladder Cancer (July 29, 2010)

Occupational exposures appear to increase bladder cancer risk in painters, according to a study published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Workers in certain occupations may face an increased... Continue Reading

Exposure to Aromatic Amines Poses Long-term Risk of Bladder Cancer (June 25, 2010)

Workers exposed to aromatic amines continued to experience an increased risk of bladder cancer even 30 years after exposure, according to the results of a follow-up study published in the Journal of the... Continue Reading

Vitamins C, D, and E Don’t Reduce Risk of Bladder Cancer (June 7, 2010)

Long-term use of vitamin C, vitamin D, or vitamin E does not appear to reduce the risk of bladder cancer. These results were presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Urological Association. Each... Continue Reading

Study Evaluates Long-term Effects of Arsenic in Drinking Water on Bladder Cancer (June 4, 2010)

Death rate from bladder cancer continues to rise 20 years after exposure to high levels of arsenic in drinking water. These findings were recently presented at the 105th Annual Scientific Meeting of the... Continue Reading

Well-done Red Meat Increases Bladder Cancer Risk (April 27, 2010)

Some individuals are more genetically susceptible to this risk. High consumption of red meat and/or fried meats such as chicken or fish increase the risk of bladder cancer, especially among individuals... Continue Reading

Some Chinese Herbs May Increase Risk of Urinary Tract Cancer (February 18, 2010)

The use of Chinese herbal products that contain aristolochic acid is associated with an increased risk of urinary tract cancer, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of the National... Continue Reading

Risk of Smoking-related Bladder Cancer Has Increased (November 24, 2009)

Although smoking has long been known to increase the risk of bladder cancer, the risk among smokers appears to have increased since the mid-1990s. This may be the result of changes in the composition of... Continue Reading

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