Items Tagged ‘Stages 0-I Bladder Cancer’

July 29th, 2014

Studies Evaluate Robot Assisted Cystectomy Treatment of Bladder Cancer

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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 cancer is diagnosed in roughly 50,000 men and 17,000 women annually in the United States.  Patients with […]

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Tags: Bladder Cancer, cystecomy, News, rarc, robotic-assisted radical cystectomy, Stages 0-I Bladder Cancer, Stages II-III Bladder Cancer


January 24th, 2013

Robotic Bladder Cancer Surgery Safe and Effective

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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 study published in the Journal of Urology. The bladder is a hollow organ located in the pelvis. Its primary function is to store urine. The bladder […]

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Tags: Bladder Cancer, News, Recurrent Bladder Cancer, Stage III Bladder Cancer, Stage IV/Metastatic Bladder Cancer, Stages 0-I Bladder Cancer, Stages II-III Bladder Cancer


April 10th, 2012

Study Compares Two Types of BCG for Bladder Cancer

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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 Phase III clinical trial—were presented at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. Each year in theUnited States, more than 55,000 men and more […]

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Tags: Bladder Cancer, News, Stages 0-I Bladder Cancer, Urology