Bladder Cancer

Oct 15, 2017 Issue
Bladder Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment [Article]

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.

Jan 15, 2014 Issue
Pioglitazone Exposure Increases Bladder Cancer Risk [POEMs]

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.

Oct 1, 2009 Issue
Diagnosis and Treatment of Bladder Cancer [Article]

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...

Jun 15, 2000 Issue
American Urological Association Issues Guidelines on the Management of Bladder Cancer [Practice Guidelines]

The American Urological Association (AUA) has issued guidelines for the management of nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer (Stages Ta, T1 and TIS).

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