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Bladder cancer is the sixth most prevalent malignancy in the United States. Find out which patients require cystoscopy and upper urinary tract imaging, and get treatment recommendations based on cancer stage.
This review of all available data found a significantly increased risk of bladder cancer among adults with type 2 diabetes treated with pioglitazone. Pioglitazone also significantly increases the risk of heart failure, and there is minimal, if any, patient-oriented evidence of benefit from treatment.
Feb 15, 2012 Issue
Screening for Bladder Cancer: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for bladder cancer in asymptomatic adults.
Bladder cancer is the sixth most prevalent malignancy in the United States. The most common type of bladder cancer is urothelial (transitional cell) carcinoma, and cystoscopy remains the mainstay of diagnosis and surveillance. Fluorescence cystoscopy offers improvement in the detection of flat neopl...
The American Urological Association (AUA) has issued guidelines for the management of nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer (Stages Ta, T1 and TIS).