Bladder Cancer

Posted on August 17th, 2020 by Seshu Narayana

Introduction Bladder cancer occurs when the cells in the bladder grow abnormally or out of control.  The exact cause of bladder cancer is unknown; however cigarette smoking and exposure to certain industrial chemicals appear to be risk factors.  The most common symptoms of bladder cancer are blood in the urine and changes in urinary habits.  […]

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Researchers have developed a noninvasive urine test for bladder cancer

Posted on August 7th, 2020 by Seshu Narayana

A prospective blinded study involving 577 hematuria patients demonstrated that a new noninvasive test for bladder cancer has a sensitivity of 95 percent for higher-risk cancers and a negative predictive value greater than 97 percent.The ADXBLADDER test, which has the potential to make noninvasive bladder testing a clinical reality, was launched at the 37th Société […]

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The outcome of robotic-assisted surgery and traditional open surgery are equally effective in treating bladder cancer, say scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher. The results, published in the journal The Lancet, may help patients and doctors to make informed decisions on the use of robotic surgery, which is not cheap, the researchers said. There has […]

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