Bladder cancer

Common Name(s)

Bladder cancer

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4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

To increase public awareness about bladder cancer; to advance bladder cancer research; and to provide educational and support services for the bladder cancer community.

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2013

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Bladder Cancer Support UK

A charity supporting people diagnosed with bladder cancer together with their caters, family and friends. Providing information, increasing awareness and funding research.

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Bladder cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

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Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

To increase public awareness about bladder cancer; to advance bladder cancer research; and to provide educational and support services for the bladder cancer community.

http://www.bcan.org/

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2013

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Bladder Cancer Support UK

A charity supporting people diagnosed with bladder cancer together with their caters, family and friends. Providing information, increasing awareness and funding research.

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Bladder cancer" returned 2077 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The MMP-1, MMP-2, and MMP-9 gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to bladder cancer: a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Yulan Yan, Hongjie Liang, Taijie Li, Meng Li, Ruolin Li, Xue Qin, Shan Li

Journal: Tumour Biol.. 2014 Apr;35(4):3047-52.

 

The relationship between matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) polymorphisms and bladder cancer risk has become a hot topic and was studied extensively in recent years, but the results are still controversial. In order to estimate the relationship of MMP polymorphisms and the risk of bladder ...

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2014

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Snail expression and outcome in T1 high-grade and T2 bladder cancer: a retrospective immunohistochemical analysis.
 

Author(s): Shunichiro Nomura, Yasutomo Suzuki, Ryo Takahashi, Mika Terasaki, Ryoji Kimata, Tsutomu Hamasaki, Go Kimura, Akira Shimizu, Yukihiro Kondo

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Neoadjuvant chemotherapy has been shown to have benefit in T1 high-grade or T2 bladder cancer. However, neoadjuvant chemotherapy fails in some patients. Careful patient selection for neoadjuvant chemotherapy is therefore needed. Several reports show that Snail is associated with resistance ...

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2014

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The antidiabetic drug metformin inhibits the proliferation of bladder cancer cells in vitro and in vivo.
 

Author(s): Tao Zhang, Peng Guo, Yinan Zhang, Hui Xiong, Xiao Yu, Shan Xu, Xinyang Wang, Dalin He, Xunbo Jin

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Recent studies suggest that metformin, a widely used antidiabetic agent, may reduce cancer risk and improve prognosis of certain malignancies. However, the mechanisms for the anti-cancer effects of metformin remain uncertain. In this study, we investigated the effects of metformin ...

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2013

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The terms "Bladder cancer" returned 190 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Arsenic exposure and bladder cancer: quantitative assessment of studies in human populations to detect risks at low doses.
 

Author(s): Joyce S Tsuji, Dominik D Alexander, Vanessa Perez, Pamela J Mink

Journal: Toxicology. 2014 Mar;317():17-30.

 

While exposures to high levels of arsenic in drinking water are associated with excess cancer risk (e.g., skin, bladder, and lung), exposures at lower levels (e.g., <100-200 µg/L) generally are not. Lack of significant associations may result from methodological issues (e.g., inadequate ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2014

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Understanding the gender disparity in bladder cancer risk: the impact of sex hormones and liver on bladder susceptibility to carcinogens.
 

Author(s): Yuesheng Zhang

Journal: J Environ Sci Health C Environ Carcinog Ecotoxicol Rev. 2013 ;31(4):287-304.

 

It has long been known that bladder cancer (BC) incidence is approximately four-fold higher in men than in women in the United States, and a similar disparity also exists in other countries. The reason for this phenomenon is not known, which impedes progress in BC prevention. However, ...

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2013

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Hyperthermia as adjunct to intravesical chemotherapy for bladder cancer.
 

Author(s): Richmond A Owusu, Michael R Abern, Brant A Inman

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2013 ;2013():262313.

 

Nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer remains a very costly cancer to manage because of high recurrence rates requiring long-term surveillance and treatment. Emerging evidence suggests that adjunct and concurrent use of hyperthermia with intravesical chemotherapy after transurethral resection ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Evaluation of Non-Invasive Assay(s) for the Detection of Bladder Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Bladder Cancer; Cancer; Bladder Neoplasms; Urinary Bladder Cancer

 

Last Updated: 22 May 2013

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Sirolimus, Cisplatin, and Gemcitabine Hydrochloride in Treating Patients With Bladder Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenocarcinoma of the Bladder; Recurrent Bladder Cancer; Stage II Bladder Cancer; Stage III Bladder Cancer; Stage IV Bladder Cancer; Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder

 

Last Updated: 28 May 2014

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Radiation Therapy After Surgery in Treating Patients With High-Risk Bladder Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Bladder Cancer; Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder; Stage III Bladder Cancer; Stage IV Bladder Cancer; Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder

 

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2014

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