Bladder cancer

Common Name(s)

Bladder cancer

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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

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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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

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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 2244 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Discovery and validation of novel expression signature for postcystectomy recurrence in high-risk bladder cancer.
 

Author(s): Anirban P Mitra, Lucia L Lam, Mercedeh Ghadessi, Nicholas Erho, Ismael A Vergara, Mohammed Alshalalfa, Christine Buerki, Zaid Haddad, Thomas Sierocinski, Timothy J Triche, Eila C Skinner, Elai Davicioni, Siamak Daneshmand, Peter C Black

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Nearly half of muscle-invasive bladder cancer patients succumb to their disease following cystectomy. Selecting candidates for adjuvant therapy is currently based on clinical parameters with limited predictive power. This study aimed to develop and validate genomic-based signatures ...

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2014

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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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Five-year relative survival rate of bladder cancer in the USA, Europe and Japan.
 

Author(s): Tomohiro Matsuda, Megumi Hori

Journal: Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol.. 2014 Aug;44(8):776.

 

Last Updated: 1 Aug 2014

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The terms "Bladder cancer" returned 214 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Bladder cancer and urothelial impairment: the role of TRPV1 as potential drug target.
 

Author(s): Francesco Mistretta, Nicolò Maria Buffi, Giovanni Lughezzani, Giuliana Lista, Alessandro Larcher, Nicola Fossati, Alberto Abrate, Paolo Dell'Oglio, Francesco Montorsi, Giorgio Guazzoni, Massimo Lazzeri

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2014 ;2014():987149.

 

Urothelium, in addition to its primary function of barrier, is now understood to act as a complex system of cell communication that exhibits specialized sensory properties in the regulation of physiological or pathological stimuli. Furthermore, it has been hypothesized that bladder ...

Last Updated: 6 Jun 2014

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Leukemoid reaction and autocrine growth of bladder cancer induced by paraneoplastic production of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor--a potential neoplastic marker: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Anup Kasi Loknath Kumar, Megha Teeka Satyan, Jeffrey Holzbeierlein, Moben Mirza, Peter Van Veldhuizen

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Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor produced by nonhematopoietic malignant cells is able to induce a leukemoid reaction by excessive stimulation of leukocyte production. Expression of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor and its functional receptors have been confirmed in bladder ...

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2014

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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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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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