Stages 0-I Bladder Cancer


Studies Evaluate Robot Assisted Cystectomy Treatment of Bladder Cancer (July 29, 2014)

The bladder is a hollow organ located in the pelvis. Its primary function is to store urine. The bladder has a muscular wall that allows it to get larger and smaller as urine is stored or emptied. Bladder... Continue Reading

Robotic Bladder Cancer Surgery Safe and Effective (January 24, 2013)

Robotic-assisted surgery for invasive bladder cancer is effective and results in less bleeding and shorter hospital stays when compared to the traditional open procedure, according to the results of a... Continue Reading

Study Compares Two Types of BCG for Bladder Cancer (April 10, 2012)

For non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer, use of theConnaughtstrain of bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) may be more effective at preventing recurrences than the Tice strain of BCG. These results—from a... Continue Reading

Cancer Caregivers Devote Substantial Time and Effort (September 9, 2009)

On average, informal caregivers of cancer patients devote more than eight hours per day to caregiving. These results were published in Cancer. Informal caregiving is an important part of cancer management.... Continue Reading

Age Influences Response to Bladder Cancer Immunotherapy (June 19, 2006)

Age Influences Response to Bladder Cancer Immunotherapy Among patients with superficial bladder cancer, response to intravesical immunotherapy (immunotherapy drugs administered directly into the bladder)... Continue Reading

Repeated Surgery May Benefit Patients with Stage I Bladder Cancer (May 23, 2006)

Repeated Surgery May Benefit Patients with Stage I Bladder Cancer Among patients with stage I bladder cancer, repeated transurethral resection may improve patient outcomes. These results were published... Continue Reading

High-Volume Hospitals Offer Better Outcomes After Radical Cystectomy and Radical Prostatectomy (May 8, 2006)

High-Volume Hospitals Offer Better Outcomes After Radical Cystectomy and Radical Prostatectomy Among patients undergoing radical cystectomy (removal of bladder) or radical prostatectomy (removal of prostate),... Continue Reading

Addition of NMP22® BladderChek® Improves Detection of Recurrent Bladder Cancer (January 18, 2006)

Addition of NMP22® BladderChek® Improves Detection of Recurrent Bladder Cancer According to a recent article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the addition of the NMP22®... Continue Reading

BCG/Mitomycin C Improves Outcomes Compared to BCG Alone in Stage I Bladder Cancer (January 3, 2006)

BCG/Mitomycin C Improves Outcomes Compared to BCG Alone in Stage I Bladder Cancer According to a recent article published in Lancet Oncology, the combination of BCG plus electromotive mitomycin C improves... Continue Reading

Fluorescence Guiding Reduces Recurrences in Early Bladder Cancer (November 30, 2005)

Fluorescence Guiding Reduces Recurrences in Early Bladder Cancer According to a recent article published in the Journal of Urology, the use of the photodynamic agent 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) during... Continue Reading

“Marker” in Urine May Detect Bladder Cancer (October 26, 2005)

“Marker” in Urine May Detect Bladder Cancer According to a recent article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), levels of activity of the enzyme (protein) telomerase... Continue Reading

Urine Test Promising for Detection of Bladder Cancer Recurrence (September 12, 2005)

Urine Test Promising for Detection of Bladder Cancer Recurrence A test using monoclonal antibodies to detect bladder cancer cells in urine may be an effective and non-invasive method for identifying bladder... Continue Reading

Uncertain Whether P53 Predicts Bladder Cancer Prognosis (September 6, 2005)

Uncertain Whether P53 Predicts Bladder Cancer Prognosis In spite of a decade of research, a review published in The Lancet Oncology concludes that it is still not clear whether levels of the protein P53... Continue Reading

Older Patients Fare Well After Xeloda® and Radiation Therapy for Bladder Cancer (August 9, 2005)

Older Patients Fare Well After Xeloda® and Radiation Therapy for Bladder Cancer Patients with bladder cancer who are not candidates for surgery or cisplatin-based chemotherapy appear to do well after... Continue Reading

More Patients, Better Outcomes After Surgery for Urological Cancer (August 1, 2005)

More Patients, Better Outcomes After Surgery for Urological Cancer Patients have better outcomes after surgery for urological cancers (such as prostate or bladder cancer) if they are treated at hospitals... Continue Reading

Less Toxic Adjuvant Chemotherapy Regimen for Patients with Locally Advanced Bladder Cancer Evaluated (July 25, 2005)

Less Toxic Adjuvant Chemotherapy Regimen for Patients with Locally Advanced Bladder Cancer Evaluated A recently published article in the Journal of Clinical Oncology reports that a combination of the drugs... Continue Reading

FISH Testing from Urine Samples May Predict Risk of Cancer Progression in Patients with Superficial Bladder Cancer (February 16, 2005)

FISH Testing from Urine Samples May Predict Risk of Cancer Progression in Patients with Superficial Bladder Cancer According to a recent article published in the Journal of Urology , laboratory testing... Continue Reading

Neoadjuvant Taxotere® and Platinol® Produces Favorable Outcomes in Patients with Bladder Cancer (August 26, 2004)

Neoadjuvant Taxotere® and Platinol® Produces Favorable Outcomes in Patients with Bladder Cancer Researchers from Greece have reported that chemotherapy treatment with Taxotere® (docetaxel) and Platinol®... Continue Reading

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