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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The terms "Bladder cancer" returned 2239 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Involvement of Seladin-1 in goniothalamin-induced apoptosis in urinary bladder cancer cells.
 

Author(s): Heng Kai Yen, Afifah-Radiah Fauzi, Laily Bin Din, Valerie J McKelvey-Martin, Chan Kok Meng, Salmaan Hussain Inayat-Hussain, Nor Fadilah Rajab

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Selective Alzheimer Disease Indicator-1 (or Seladin-1) is a multifunctional protein first discovered by downregulation of its expression in Alzheimer's disease. Interestingly, the expression of this protein is upregulated in several cancers, including primary bladder cancer. However, ...

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2014

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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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Polymorphisms of NRF2 and NRF2 target genes in urinary bladder cancer patients.
 

Author(s): Edyta Reszka, Zbigniew Jablonowski, Edyta Wieczorek, Ewa Jablonska, Magdalena Beata Krol, Jolanta Gromadzinska, Adam Grzegorczyk, Marek Sosnowski, Wojciech Wasowicz

Journal: J. Cancer Res. Clin. Oncol.. 2014 Oct;140(10):1723-31.

 

NRF2 transcription factor is involved in modulation of various antioxidant and metabolic genes and, therefore, may modulate anti-carcinogenic potential. Association between polymorphisms of NRF2 and five NRF2-regulated genes and urinary bladder cancer (BC) risk was analyzed.

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2014

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The terms "Bladder cancer" returned 208 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Sigmoid colon cancer arising in a diverticulum of the colon with involvement of the urinary bladder: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Yasumichi Yagi, Yasuhiro Shoji, Shozo Sasaki, Akemi Yoshikawa, Yuji Tsukioka, Wataru Fukushima, Hisashi Hirosawa, Ryohei Izumi, Katsuhiko Saito

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Colon cancer can arise from the mucosa in a colonic diverticulum. Although colon diverticulum is a common disease, few cases have been previously reported on colon cancer associated with a diverticulum. We report a rare case of sigmoid colon cancer arising in a diverticulum with involvement ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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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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Genetic instability in urinary bladder cancer: An evolving hallmark.
 

Author(s): N Wadhwa, B B Mathew, S K Jatawa, A Tiwari

Journal: J Postgrad Med. ;59(4):284-8.

 

Bladder cancer is a major health-care concern. A successful treatment of bladder cancer depends on its early diagnosis at the initial stage. Genetic instability is an essential early step toward the development of bladder cancer. This instability is found more often at the chromosomal ...

Last Updated: 18 Dec 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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Chemoradiation for Bladder Preservation in Patients With Muscle Invasive Bladder Carcinoma After Complete Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
 

Status: Recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 28 Oct 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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