Bladder cancer

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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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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Bladder cancer" returned 2191 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

microRNA-99a acts as a tumor suppressor and is down-regulated in bladder cancer.
 

Author(s): Yougang Feng, Yongming Kang, Yue He, Jun Liu, Bo Liang, Ping Yang, Zhou Yu

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Increasing evidences have documented that microRNAs (miRNAs) act as oncogenes or tumor suppressors in a variety types of cancer. The discovery of tumor associated miRNAs in serum of patients gives rise to extensive investigation of circulating miRNAs in many human cancers which support ...

Last Updated: 8 Jul 2014

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Urotensin II receptor determines prognosis of bladder cancer regulating cell motility/invasion.
 

Author(s): Renato Franco, Silvia Zappavigna, Vincenzo Gigantino, Amalia Luce, Monica Cantile, Margherita Cerrone, Gaetano Facchini, Sisto Perdonà, Sandro Pignata, Giuseppe Di Lorenzo, Sergio Chieffi, Giovanni Vitale, Marco De Sio, Alessandro Sgambato, Gerardo Botti, Ali Munaim Yousif, Ettore Novellino, Paolo Grieco, Michele Caraglia

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Non Muscle Invasive Bladder Transitional Cancer (NMIBC) and Muscle Invasive Bladder Transitional Cancer (MIBC)/invasive have different gene profile and clinical course. NMIBC prognosis is not completely predictable, since the relapse rate is higher than 20%, even in the form of MIBC. ...

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2014

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Reduced expression of ezrin in urothelial bladder cancer signifies more advanced tumours and an impaired survival: validatory study of two independent patient cohorts.
 

Author(s): Gustav Andersson, Christoffer Wennersten, Alexander Gaber, Karolina Boman, Björn Nodin, Mathias Uhlén, Ulrika Segersten, Per-Uno Malmström, Karin Jirström

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Reduced membranous expression of the cytoskeleton-associated protein ezrin has previously been demonstrated to correlate with tumour progression and poor prognosis in patients with T1G3 urothelial cell carcinoma of the bladder treated with non-maintenance Bacillus Calmette-Guérin ...

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Bladder cancer" returned 208 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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Prognostic role of survivin in bladder cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Chanhoo Jeon, Myong Kim, Cheol Kwak, Hyeon Hoe Kim, Ja Hyeon Ku

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The objective of the present study was to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of published literature investigating the survivin expression and its effects on bladder cancer prognosis.

Last Updated: 8 Nov 2013

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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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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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Chemoradiation for Bladder Preservation in Patients With Muscle Invasive Bladder Carcinoma After Complete Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Bladder Cancer; Bladder Carcinoma; Transition Cell Cancer; Muscle Invasive Bladder Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 8 Aug 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: 26 Sep 2014

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