Items Tagged ‘Stage III Bladder Cancer’

March 31st, 2015

Chemotherapy after Surgery Appears to Improve Survival in Advanced Bladder Cancer

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Patients with advanced bladder cancer who receive chemotherapy after surgery to remove the bladder have better overall survival than patients who undergo surgery alone. These findings were presented at the 2015 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium on February 26–28 in Orlando, Florida. Patients with Stage III, or advanced, bladder cancer have cancer that invades through the connective […]

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Tags: adjuvant chemotherapy, advanced, Bladder Cancer, genitourinary cancer, News, stage III, Stage III Bladder Cancer


June 23rd, 2014

Survival Benefit with Immediate Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Invasive Bladder Cancer

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Results from a recent Phase III clinical trial suggest that patients with invasive bladder cancer may benefit from treatment with immediate adjuvant chemotherapy. These finding were presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting held in Chicago, May 31–June 3. Patients with Stage III, or invasive, bladder cancer have cancer that invades […]

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


June 17th, 2014

Immediate Cisplatin-Based Chemotherapy Extends Progression-Free Survival in Invasive Bladder Cancer

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A report at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncologists meeting indicates that immediate use of cisplatin-based chemotherapy offers significant improvement in progression-free survival over deferred treatment in invasive bladder cancer patients. The study concerned only patients who have had prior surgical resection. There was no significant improvement measured in overall survival. The EORTC clinical […]

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Tags: asco, Bladder Cancer, cisplatin, invasive bladder cancer, News, Stage III 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


August 24th, 2011

Study Explores New Approach to Boosting the Immune System after Cancer Treatment

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Researchers are seeking participants for a Phase II clinical trial that will explore whether an investigational treatment can help the immune system recover after cancer treatment. Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy often deplete the immune system. Recovery takes time, particularly for older patients, and may not be complete. This can worsen the […]

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Tags: Adjuvant (I-III, A-C) Colon Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, News, Stage I Node Negative Breast Cancer, Stage III Bladder Cancer, Stages II-III Bladder Cancer, Stages II-III Breast Cancer