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Biopsy Quality Crucial to Survival for Bladder Cancer Patients, Study Finds

According to research published by UCLA researchers, the quality of diagnostics staging using biopsy for bladder cancer patients is now directly related to the survival of those patients. This means that patients need quality care from the earliest moments of diagnosis, as those who do not have the ideal biopsies are more likely to die […]

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Bacteria May Be Cause of Common Incontinence

Urinary incontinence in women is often attributed to childbirth or pregnancy and sometimes even just the simple aging process. Researchers at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine found that the bacteria in healthy women’s bladders were different in women with a specific, and common, form of urinary incontinence. They published their findings in July in the American […]

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Genetics, Family History Play Role in Early Onset, Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Studies from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center suggest that more younger men may be being diagnosed with the uncommon aggressive form of prostate cancer. The most common age for prostate cancer occurrence is between the ages of 60 and 90. Most of these so-called prostate cancers detected are the Gleason 6 (3+3) “cancers” and on both […]

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Certain Bladder Cancer Patients May Be Able to Get Greater Results with Additional Treatment

Muscle-invasive bladder cancer is a difficult cancer to treat with a high mortality rate. A recent study published in the British Journal of Cancer indicates an option that may help doctors achieve better treatment with radiotherapy. The study, which was funded by the Medical Research Council and performed by a team at the University of Manchester, found […]

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Doctors Pushing for 15-Year Followup for Prostate Cancer Patients

For many cancer patients, surviving 10 years past cancer treatment is a cause for celebration, as they can be declared cancer-free. Yet prostate cancer is one form of cancer that has a higher risk of late recurrence or a recurrence occurring 10 to 15 years after a perceived successful treatment. Because of this risk of late recurrence, […]

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Obesity Linked to Higher Survival Rate for Radical Cystectomy

Patients who undergo a radical cystectomy as treatment for bladder cancer have an improved survival rate if they are obese, a recently reported finding shows. The findings were reported at the American Urological Association’s 2014 annual meeting and showed that, for muscle-invasive bladder cancer, obesity is actually a benefit in treatment outcomes. The study followed […]

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HIFU for Prostate Cancer Treatment Shows Promise in Preserving Erectile Function

For men who have prostate cancer, the treatments often carry side effects that are worse than the disease itself. Erectile dysfunction is one of these. This problem was the subject of a study performed by British researchers at the London NHS Trust, and the research was reported at the American Urological Association 2014 annual meeting. […]

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