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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.

Arsenic in New England Well Water Suspected Root of 50-Year Bladder Cancer Rise

May 18th 2016

Researchers are identifying a link between drinking well water from the North East and developing bladder cancer.

Expert Discusses Development of Atezolizumab for Bladder Cancer

May 13th 2016

The approval of atezolizumab will change the treatment paradigm of bladder cancer overnight, says Robert Dreicer.

Predicting Response in Kidney and Bladder Cancer Remains in a State of Flux

May 9th 2016

Despite advances in treatment for bladder cancer and RCC, there is still an unmet need for navigating biomarkers that will offer insight as to which patients will respond best to treatment.

Recent Study Findings Represent "Watershed Moment" in Metastatic Bladder Cancer

April 21st 2016

Atezolizumab was granted priority review for some patients with metastatic bladder cancer after showing promising results in a phase 2 study.

Durvalumab Continues to Progress in Treatment of Advanced Bladder Cancer

April 1st 2016

The FDA's breakthrough designation is meant to expedite the development of therapies that offer substantial benefits over existing options.

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Shines Spotlight on Common, But Unknown Killer

March 29th 2016

First Study of Immunotherapy/Chemo Combo Fails to Show Significant Benefit in Urothelial Cancer

January 26th 2016

"Response rate and survival were similar to historical controls, and the primary endpoint was not met," said lead investigator Matthew Galsky.

Immunotherapy Research Continues in Bladder Cancer

November 18th 2015

The dramatic and often practice-changing findings demonstrated by trials of immunotherapies in melanoma and lung cancer may soon be reflected in the treatment of bladder cancer.

Fall Patient Insight Webinars from the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

October 20th 2015

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network has announced its fall series of webinars, featuring bladder cancer experts on a variety of topics. The webinars are relevant to people with bladder cancer, caregivers, family, and friends:

Genomic Profiling Study Brings Personalized Medicine to Metastatic Bladder Cancer Patients

September 24th 2015

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) and Paradigm today announced a partnership for the launch of a large-scale genomically-driven bladder cancer study. The Hoosier Cancer Research Network (HCRN) will act as the coordinating center.

Patient Blog: Sharing My Story of Bladder Cancer to Help Others

July 25th 2015

Rick Bulifant shares his bladder cancer story.

CURE Magazine and Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Align to Increase Awareness of Fifth Most Common Type of Cancer

May 27th 2015

CURE Magazine and the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), whose mission is to advance research, provide information and support, and raise awareness of bladder cancer, have joined forces to battle the fifth most common type of cancer, which begins when the cells in the bladder's lining start to grow out of control.

Keytruda Shows Activity in Urothelial Cancer

May 20th 2015

Data from an ongoing trial showed that one fourth of patients with PD-1-positive advanced urothelial cancer had objective responses to treatment with the immune checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda.

Dr. Bishoy Faltas on the Future of Bladder Cancer Therapy

April 18th 2015

Bishoy M. Faltas, medical fellow at Weill Cornell Medical College, explains how the genomic landscape of bladder cancers has an impact on possible treatments for patients.

Combining Radiation and Chemotherapy May Improve Outcomes

March 13th 2013

In the right cancer, radiation and chemotherapy can make a powerful duo.

Managing Urinary Incontinence

December 17th 2012

Urinary incontinence after a cancer diagnosis can be managed.

Advances in Bladder Cancer Treatment Around the Corner

March 14th 2012

New treatments for bladder cancer may be nearing the finish line.

Despite Advances, More Work is Needed in Bladder Cancer

March 14th 2012

Editor Debu Tripathy, MD, highlights the need for new treatments needed for bladder cancer and other stories in CURE.

Be Your Own Best Advocate When it Comes to Bladder Cancer

March 14th 2012

Advocating for yourself.

Surgeons and Robots

June 11th 2007

Minimally invasive technologies transform the landscape of cancer surgery.

Bladder Cancer: Breaking the Research Barrier

December 19th 2006

Web Exclusive: Risk Factors

December 19th 2006

Article outlines risk factors for bladder cancer.