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Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer

The higher incidence of bladder cancer in the Northeast in the last 50 years may be attributed to the presence of arsenic in the drinking water, according to a new study.

The FDA has granted accelerated approval to atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma—the most common type of bladder cancer.

A new study found that FGFR3 mutation status could be used to guide anti-FGFR3 therapy in bladder cancer, as the mutation is homogeneous in radical cystectomy specimens and cancer-positive lymph nodes.

Afatinib showed significant activity in a phase II trial of patients with metastatic platinum-refractory urothelial carcinoma, and patients with HER2 or ERBB3 alterations had significantly better outcomes.

The diabetes drug pioglitazone was associated with an increased risk for bladder cancer among patients with type 2 diabetes, according to the results of a new study.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology endorsed the European Association of Urology’s treatment guideline on muscle-invasive and metastatic bladder cancer.

The addition of ramucirumab to docetaxel improved progression-free survival compared with docetaxel alone in a randomized phase II trial of patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma.


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