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CURE’s bladder cancer page is a go-to resource for oncology news and updates in the world of bladder cancer. Here, readers will find cancer articles, videos, podcasts, and more with expert insight into the latest treatments and research in bladder cancer.

First Patient Receives Novel Immunotherapy in Bladder Cancer Sub-Study

November 13th 2021, 10:00pm

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The first patient with bladder cancer was dosed in a phase 1/2 trial examining responses to an investigational immunotherapy.

Side Effects From Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors May Increase Hospitalizations, Cost for Patients With Bladder, Liver, Lung or Skin Cancer

November 4th 2021, 9:00pm

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Patients who experience side effects due to immune checkpoint inhibitors are 80% more likely to go to the emergency room and have 30% higher monthly medical costs, compared to patients who did not have side effects.

New Trial Initiated for Fosciclopirox in Patients With Bladder Cancer

October 26th 2021, 11:00pm

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A phase 1b trial started to study the effects of fosciclopirox in patients with newly diagnosed and recurrent bladder cancer.

Trial Initiated to Assess Efficacy of Cosela in Bladder Cancer

October 14th 2021, 11:00pm

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The PRESERVE 3 trial began this summer to determine efficacy of using Cosela with platinum-based chemotherapy in patients with metastatic bladder cancer.

Here’s How Men With Bladder, Colorectal and Prostate Cancer Can Treat Sexual Dysfunction

October 5th 2021, 9:00pm

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Treatments for bladder, colorectal and prostate cancer may cause sexual dysfunction in men. Here, an expert provides insight into how patients and survivors may improve their sexual health.

Cancer and Ostomies: A World Ostomy Day Perspective

October 2nd 2021, 3:00pm

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A bladder cancer survivor discusses the importance of World Ostomy Day and shares her own ostomy story.

Here's Why Collaboration Is Important for Progress in Genitourinary Cancers

September 26th 2021, 2:00pm

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It is important that the whole community understand that basic research and clinical trials can continue to improve outcomes for patients with genitourinary cancer.

Inside the Shifting Treatment Landscape for Advanced Genitourinary Cancers

September 25th 2021, 2:00pm

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In this special issue of CURE®, we spoke with patients and health care providers about fertility issues, treatment advancements and other topics related to kidney, prostate, testicular and bladder cancers.

New Agent Can Improve BCG Response, Quality of Life in Bladder Cancer

September 18th 2021, 3:00pm

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The novel drug N-803 boosted response to Bacille Calmette-Guérin therapy in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer, a study showed.

Lack of Smoking Data in Bladder, Kidney and Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials May Affect Patient Outcomes

September 17th 2021, 5:00pm

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Clinical trials that are designed to ask patients with bladder, kidney and prostate cancer about their smoking status may help patients better understand what to expect from their treatment based on their smoking habits.