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

http://www.4thangel.org

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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Condition Specific Organizations

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

http://www.4thangel.org

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 2009 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Epithelial mesenchymal transition status is associated with anti-cancer responses towards receptor tyrosine-kinase inhibition by dovitinib in human bladder cancer cells.
 

Author(s): Jörg Hänze, Marcus Henrici, Axel Hegele, Rainer Hofmann, Peter J Olbert

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Dovitinib (TKI-258) is a receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) inhibitor targeting fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) and further related RTKs. TKI-258 is under investigation as anticancer drug for the treatment of various cancers including bladder cancer with aberrant RTK signaling. ...

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2013

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Prospective phase II study of image-guided local boost using a real-time tumor-tracking radiotherapy (RTRT) system for locally advanced bladder cancer.
 

Author(s): Kentaro Nishioka, Shinichi Shimizu, Nobuo Shinohara, Yoichi M Ito, Takashige Abe, Satoru Maruyama, Rumiko Kinoshita, Keiichi Harada, Noboru Nishikawa, Naoki Miyamoto, Rikiya Onimaru, Hiroki Shirato

Journal: Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol.. 2014 Jan;44(1):28-35.

 

The real-time tumor-tracking radiotherapy system with fiducial markers has the advantage that it can be used to verify the localization of the markers during radiation delivery in real-time. We conducted a prospective Phase II study of image-guided local-boost radiotherapy for locally ...

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2014

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MicroRNA-16 inhibits bladder cancer proliferation by targeting Cyclin D1.
 

Author(s): Qi-Quan Jiang, Bin Liu, Tao Yuan

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2013 ;14(7):4127-30.

 

MicroRNA-16 (miR-16) has been demonstrated to regulate proliferation and apoptosis in many types of cancers, but its biological function in bladder cancer remains unknown. Here, we found expression of miR-16 to be downregulated in bladder cancer in comparison with the adjacent normal ...

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2013

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The terms "Bladder cancer" returned 188 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Intravesical chemo-immunotherapy in non muscle invasive bladder cancer.
 

Author(s): D Leopardo, S C Cecere, M Di Napoli, C Cavaliere, C Pisano, S Striano, L Marra, L Menna, L Claudio, S Perdonà, S Setola, M Berretta, R Franco, R Tambaro, S Pignata, G Facchini

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2013 Aug;17(16):2145-58.

 

Non-Muscle-Invasive-Bladder-Cancer represents 75-85% of the new bladder cancer cases per year. Trans-uretral vesical resection is the milestone for diagnosis and therapy. After primary treatment, recurrence is frequent depending on the presence of several established risk factors: ...

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2013

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Concurrence of villous adenoma and non-muscle invasive bladder cancer arising in the bladder: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Yoichiro Kato, Susumu Konari, Wataru Obara, Tamotsu Sugai, Tomoaki Fujioka

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Villous adenoma arising in the urinary tract is rare tumor. Most cases have been identified as benign neoplasm in the colon. Villous adenoma of the gastrointestinal tract is thought arise from premalignant polyps. Here, we report a case of concurrence of villous adenoma and non-muscle ...

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2013

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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: 2 Dec 2013

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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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