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.
May 19th 2022
The Strata PATH trial will use a novel testing strategy to determine if certain patients with solid tumors can benefit from already-approved therapies.
May 12th 2022
The primary objective of the early-stage trial is to determine the maximum tolerated dose of the novel drug in a group of patients with recurrent and/or refractory solid tumors.
April 25th 2022
Treatment with a combination of Ofev and chemotherapy was shown to have a survival benefit in a group of patients with bladder cancer.
April 22nd 2022
Once a recommended dose of the drug is determined, the study investigators will review the efficacy and safety associated with this treatment across a variety of patients with bladder and liver cancer, as well other solid tumors.
April 19th 2022
The clinical development of BEMPEG plus Opdivo will end after clinical trials showed that the drug combination did not lead to significant improvements in outcomes in patients with kidney or bladder cancer.
April 13th 2022
Investigators plan to enroll approximately 90 patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck, as well as metastatic bladder and non-small cell lung cancer.
April 6th 2022
Researchers have treated the first patient in the PRECISION 1 trial with Fyarro to assess the drug’s efficacy across several endpoints including survival among more than 100 patients with solid tumors that exhibit certain genetic alterations.
April 4th 2022
A patient with an advanced solid tumor was given their first dose of a novel antibody, kicking off a phase 1/1b study comparing this drug with or without Keytruda in patients with several types of solid tumors.
March 29th 2022
Approximately 60 patients with metastatic/unresectable solid tumors, including bladder cancer, are expected to be enrolled onto a clinical trial assessing the safety and efficacy of Zepzelca.
March 25th 2022
The trial will be testing TARA-002 in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer with high-grade carcinoma in situ and high-grade papillary tumors.
March 25th 2022
From Pfizer issuing a voluntary recall of three blood pressure drugs due to a high level of a cancer-causing chemical to “Today Show” co-ancho Hoda Kotb discussing her struggles with fertility after receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
March 15th 2022
Regardless of a man’s age, providing care to a partner or family member with cancer has been shown to take a drastic toll on their health. To make matters worse, research shows many men struggle in silence.
December 28th 2021
The use of immunotherapy in patients with advanced cancers and decreased fitness levels or organ function increased from 2014 to 2019, although trials for this treatment typically exclude this population.
December 18th 2021
There are many cancer clinical trials that patients can enroll in across the United States. Here is a snapshot of some of the more recent ones.
November 13th 2021
The first patient with bladder cancer was dosed in a phase 1/2 trial examining responses to an investigational immunotherapy.
November 4th 2021
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.
October 26th 2021
A phase 1b trial started to study the effects of fosciclopirox in patients with newly diagnosed and recurrent bladder cancer.
October 14th 2021
The PRESERVE 3 trial began this summer to determine efficacy of using Cosela with platinum-based chemotherapy in patients with metastatic bladder cancer.
October 5th 2021
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.
October 2nd 2021
A bladder cancer survivor discusses the importance of World Ostomy Day and shares her own ostomy story.
September 26th 2021
It is important that the whole community understand that basic research and clinical trials can continue to improve outcomes for patients with genitourinary cancer.
September 25th 2021
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.
September 18th 2021
The novel drug N-803 boosted response to Bacille Calmette-Guérin therapy in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer, a study showed.
September 17th 2021
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.
September 1st 2021
Patients with Bacillus Calmette Guérin-unresponsive carcinoma in-situ will be treated at the University of Chicago in a Theralase study.
August 31st 2021
Keytruda is now indicated for the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma, a type of bladder cancer, although an unmet need remains in the treatment of these patients.
August 23rd 2021
A recently approved antibody-drug conjugate provides another much-needed treatment choice for patients with locally advanced and metastatic urothelial cancer.
August 20th 2021
Preliminary results of the phase 2 trial assessing the safety and efficacy of Cosela with gemcitabine/platinum-based chemotherapy and Bavencio maintenance therapy for metastatic bladder cancer are expected to be released in the second half of 2022.
August 20th 2021
The FDA granted approval to Opdivo as an adjuvant treatment in patients with high-risk urothelial carcinoma.