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.
September 27th 2017
Sumanta Kumar Pal, M.D., associate professor, Department of Medical Oncology, City of Hope, covered the scope of exciting genitourinary cancer data presented at the 2017 ESMO Congress, with a sharp focus on the CABOSUN and CheckMate-214 trials.
September 14th 2017
Immunotherapies known as checkpoint inhibitors are so promising in bladder cancer that many patients want them as first treatments — before they’ve been proven in that setting.
September 11th 2017
Keytruda (pembrolizumab) produced better overall survival (OS) rates than chemotherapy for patients with recurrent, advanced urothelial carcinoma.
September 1st 2017
Jonathan E. Rosenberg, M.D., discusses the implications of the new treatment guidelines for muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
July 28th 2017
Jeffrey Holzbeierlein, M.D., University of Kansas Medical Center, discusses how important it was that a multidisciplinary team came together to create the non-metastatic muscle-invasive bladder cancer guidelines.
July 28th 2017
Jonathan E. Rosenberg, M.D., medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the new treatment guidelines for patients with non-metastatic muscle invasive bladder cancer.
July 14th 2017
Diane Zipursky Quale, co-founder of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, discusses the importance of patients discussing their treatment options with their physician before undergoing surgery.
June 26th 2017
For patients with cisplatin-ineligible advanced urothelial cancer, frontline treatment with Keytruda (pembrolizumab) showed long-lasting response, according to updated phase 2 results from the KEYNOTE-052 trial.
June 20th 2017
Imfinzi (durvalumab) may change the treatment paradigm for some patients with urothelial carcinoma.
June 15th 2017
When used as a neoadjuvant therapy for patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC), split-dose of gemcitabine and cisplatin has a beneficial response and a high safety profile, according to a study presented at the 2017 American Urological Association Annual Meeting.
June 7th 2017
Combined modality treatment (CMT) could be considered a first course of treatment for patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer, according to the authors of a recent study published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology.
June 6th 2017
When combined with the IDO1 inhibitor epacadostat, Keytruda (pembrolizumab), a PD-1 inhibitor, resulted in an overall response rate (ORR) of 35 percent in patients with advanced urothelial carcinoma, according to results from the phase 1/2 ECHO-202/KEYNOTE-037 trial.
June 1st 2017
According to results from the phase 3 RANGE trial, the addition of Cyramza (ramucirumab) to docetaxel resulted in improved progression-free survival for patients with previously treated locally advanced or unresectable or metastatic urothelial carcinoma.
June 1st 2017
Actress Marilu Henner spoke with CURE about her husband's journey with cancer and the importance of having the difficult conversations.
May 26th 2017
Edward Messing, M.D., discusses his recent paper which explored a possible way to reduce recurrence in some patients with bladder cancer.
May 24th 2017
Though deemed "safer" than normal cigarettes, electronic cigarettes may still pose a risk for bladder cancer.
May 23rd 2017
Arjun V. Balar, M.D., discusses Keytruda's impact on the treatment of urothelial carcinoma.
May 18th 2017
Keytruda (pembrolizumab) was granted an approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat some patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma.
May 17th 2017
Bladder cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the U.S.
May 9th 2017
The Food and Drug Administration has granted an accelerated approval to the PD-L1 inhibitor Bavencio (avelumab) for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma.
May 1st 2017
The Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval for durvalumab for treatment of patients with bladder cancer.
April 18th 2017
The FDA has granted an accelerated approval to Tecentriq as a frontline treatment for patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma who are not eligible for cisplatin chemotherapy.
April 7th 2017
In an interview with CURE, Evan Y. Yu, M.D., discusses the current treatment options for metastatic urothelial carcinoma, the unmet needs that still exist in this space and the possibilities for the future treatment landscape.
March 17th 2017
In an interview with CURE, Arlene O. Siefker-Radtke, M.D., discusses immune treatment and the immune landscape for the treatment of patients with urothelial cancers.