Tag: Bladder Cancer

EMUC15: Best unmoderated posters in bladder and kidney cancers

The 7th EMUC has awarded today the three best unmoderated abstract posters to researchers from Italy, Israel and Belgium. Session chairpersons Profs. Bertrand Tombal and Harriet Thoeny cited the innovative approaches and insights on managing bladder and kidney cancers....
Targeted and immunotherapies: Boosting bladder cancer research

Targeted and immunotherapies: Boosting bladder cancer research

Bladder cancer is a urological malignancy that remains a challenge to both clinicians and researchers. However, recent developments indicate that targeted and immunotherapies will increasingly take a front-line role in treating this deadly disease which is considered as the...

High hopes for advances in bladder cancer treatment

Cancer experts have high hopes for advances in bladder cancer treatment despite the widespread perception among medical professionals that studies on the deadly disease are fewer compared with other onco-urological malignancies such as prostate cancer. At the upcoming 7th...

Molecular profiling in bladder cancer

The Cancer Genome Atlas Project (TCGA) began as a three-year pilot project co-funded by the National Cancer Institute and National Human Genome Research Institute to characterize glioblastoma multiforme, lung and ovarian cancer. The early success led to expanded funding...

6th EMUC: Updates and prospects in bladder cancer

Developments and prospects in bladder cancer treatment were examined at the 6th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC) in Lisbon, Portugal with experts assessing the efficacy of new imaging tools and the options on how to further refine...
Muscle invasive bladder cancer

Muscle invasive bladder cancer

Patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer have at best 50% overall survival depending upon their pathological stage and lymph node status. However, despite the progress made with the use of cisplatin-based combination chemotherapy in metastatic disease, chemotherapy is seldom...