bladder cancer

Bladder Ca linked to risk of second primary cancerAmong survivors of the most common types of cancer, bladder cancer survivors have the highest risk for developing a second primary cancer, according to a recent study.
New Products: FDA approves combination regimen to treat advanced RCCOther products discussed in this roundup include a smart-mobile connected ultrasound device, treatments for RCC, and more.
Transplantation/Vascular Surgery: Emergence of robotic donor nephrectomyThe emergence of robot-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (RLDN) and new findings regarding renal transplant patients' cancer risk highlight the discussions of transplantation/vascular surgery discussions at this year's AUA meeting.
Bladder Cancer: Androgen receptor activation a potential therapeutic targetMultiple studies on exosomes, data from the IMvigor 210 trial of atezolizumab (TECENTRIQ), and research on prehabilitation for cystectomy were among the highlights in bladder cancer from the 2016 AUA annual meeting.
New Products: Neuromodulation system for OAB targets tibial nerveOther products discussed in this roundup include a plasma vaporization device, a laser fiber safety device, and more.
Bladder Ca guide provides risk-stratified frameworkA recently released guideline on diagnosis and treatment of nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer from the AUA and the Society of Urologic Oncology provides practitioners with a risk-stratified clinical framework to aid treatment decisions and surveillance strategies, said Sam S. Chang, MD, MBA.
Basic Science Research: Trimodal therapy shows promise in oligometastatic PCaOther basic science research pearls include preliminary evidence from a porcine model suggesting botulinum toxin type A facilitates ureteral stone passage and the identification of two different microdeletions in the NELL1 gene on chromosome 11 in men with Peyronie's disease.
What anti-PD-L1 immunotherapy approval means for urologyUrologist Peter Black, MD, discusses the recent FDA approval of atezolizumab (TECENTRIQ) for the most common form of bladder cancer as well as a complementary diagnostic test.
Why new bladder cancer drug is novelFDA recently granted accelerated approval for atezolizumab (Tecentriq, Genentech), the first drug for bladder cancer that utilizes the body’s immune system. The drug will be available by early June.
Data on PDE-5’s renoprotective role fail to match early resultsA recent human study sought to replicate previous success seen in animal models of reperfusion injury, reports Urology Times SUO internship program member Katie Murray, DO.