Items Tagged ‘Screening/Prevention Bladder Cancer’

January 20th, 2014

Radiation for Uterine Cancer May Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer

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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 one of the most common gynecologic cancers in women, with more than 49,000 new cases and more than 7,700 deaths from the disease each […]

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Tags: Bladder Cancer, News, Recurrent Uterine Cancer, Screening/Prevention Bladder Cancer, Screening/Prevention Uterine Cancer, Stage IV Uterine Cancer, Stages I-III Uterine Cancer, Uterine Cancer


August 22nd, 2012

More Evidence that Diabetes Drugs Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer

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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 Institute. Bladder cancer is diagnosed in as many as 60,000 individuals annually in the United States. Individuals with diabetes are already at an increased […]

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Tags: Bladder Cancer, News, Screening/Prevention Bladder Cancer


July 26th, 2012

Diabetes Drugs May Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer

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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 Association Journal. Bladder cancer is diagnosed in as many as 60,000 individuals annually in the United States. It is much more common in […]

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Tags: Bladder Cancer, News, Screening/Prevention Bladder Cancer


March 26th, 2012

Aspirin Continues to Look Promising for Cancer Prevention

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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 body of evidence suggests that aspirin may reduce the risk of several types of cancer, with particularly strong evidence […]

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Tags: Anal Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Colon Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, General Bone Cancer, General Brain Cancer, General Head and Neck Cancer


February 17th, 2012

Lynch Syndrome Also Linked with Breast and Pancreatic Cancer

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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 pancreatic cancer. These results were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Lynch Syndrome, also known as hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal […]

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Tags: Bladder Cancer, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Gastric Cancer, General Renal Cancer, General Retinoblastoma, HBOC, News, Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Renal Cancer


August 29th, 2011

New Data Show Higher Bladder Cancer Risk for Smokers

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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, it now appears that smoking accounts for half of all cases in both men and women. These findings were recently reported in […]

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Tags: Bladder Cancer, News, Screening/Prevention Bladder Cancer


July 15th, 2011

Stay on Top of Your Family History of Cancer

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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 important to update this information periodically with your healthcare provider. This was the conclusion of a study published in […]

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Tags: All Cancer Types, Anal Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Colon Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, General Bone Cancer


April 11th, 2011

Fewer Lung Cancer Deaths Among Women

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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 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. A report on the status of cancer is published each year by the […]

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Tags: Anal Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Colon Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Head and Neck Cancer, HIV Related Cancers


February 18th, 2010

Some Chinese Herbs May Increase Risk of Urinary Tract Cancer

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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 Cancer Institute.[1] Previous research has indicated that Chinese herbal products containing aristolochic acid (such as Guan Mu Tong) have been linked […]

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Tags: Bladder Cancer, General Renal Cancer, News, Renal Cancer, Screening/Prevention Bladder Cancer