Bladder Cancer | Tumor

FDA Panel Votes in Favor of Upholding Tecentriq’s Indication in First-Line Treatment of Bladder Cancer

May 5th 2021, 9:00pm

Article

FDA committee members recently voted in favor of upholding Tecentriq’s accelerated approval indication for the first-line treatment of certain adults with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma who are ineligible for standard chemotherapy.

A Cancer Research Writer Turns His Pain Into Hope For Others

April 22nd 2021, 3:00pm

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, Henry Scowcroft discusses his experiences writing a book about his late wife’s cancer journey and offers advice for other caregivers.

Almost 5% of Patients Undergo Incomplete Procedure to Remove Kidney and Nearby Tissue for Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma

April 13th 2021, 9:00pm

Article

Several factors were associated with patients undergoing radical nephrectomy compared with radical nephroureterectomy including Black race, large tumors, advanced tumor stage and high-grade tumors.

FDA Grants Accelerated Approval to Trodelvy for Advanced Bladder Cancer

April 13th 2021, 7:37pm

Article

Trodelvy has received accelerated approval from the FDA for the treatment of patients with advanced urothelial cancer.

Adjusted-Dose Combination Therapy May Address Needs of Patients with Urothelial Carcinoma Unable to Tolerate Cisplatin Treatment

April 12th 2021, 9:00pm

Article

Adjusting the dose of cisplatin, when added to regular doses of Abraxane and gemcitabine, led to similar survival rates when treating patients with advanced/metastatic urothelial carcinoma, which may help to address issues commonly seen with patients who cannot tolerate cisplatin such as renal dysfunction.

Tecentriq’s Indication for Previously Treated Metastatic Bladder Cancer Pulled by FDA, Manufacturer

March 9th 2021, 2:00pm

Article

If patients were receiving Tecentriq for prior platinum-based treated metastatic urothelial carcinoma, they should discuss next best steps with their health care providers.

Why It’s Important to ‘Live Well With Your Cancer’

March 4th 2021, 10:00pm

Video

While it is important to educate oneself after receiving a diagnosis of cancer, it’s also critical to know when to step away and find a balance between cancer and life, according to Diane Zipursky-Quale.

As Cases of Bladder Cancer Rise, One Organization Can Help Educate and Connect Patients

February 24th 2021, 10:00pm

Article

To discuss the projected rise in bladder cancer cases in 2021, CURE® spoke with Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) co-founder Diane Zipursky-Quale, who offered some insight on why the numbers continue to rise, and provides some hope in the form of educational programs offered by her organization.

Padcev Continues to Show Promise in Patients with Previously Treated Bladder Cancer

February 15th 2021, 10:00pm

Article

Treatment with Padcev, compared to chemotherapy, continues to show better results in patients with advanced urothelial carcinoma who had previously received certain therapies.

Bladder Cancer Matters Podcast Part 2: Why Bladder Cancer Patients May Need an Oncology Social Worker with Dr. Heather Goltz

February 15th 2021, 1:00pm

Article

In Episode 2 of the “Bladder Cancer Matters” podcast, host Rick Bangs interviews Dr. Heather Honoré Goltz in Part 2 of a two-part episode.