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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.

Limitations in Screening for Lung Cancer

November 13th 2017

Multidisciplinary Approach Vital in Bladder Cancer

October 7th 2017

Quality of care for patients being treated for urothelial carcinoma could be improved by having a multidisciplinary team treat the patient, says Robert Jones, M.D.

The Basics Behind Bladder Cancer Treatment Gains

October 5th 2017

“It is not so much that the biology is changing; it’s that our knowledge of the biology is improving,” said Brant Inman, M.D.

Bladder Cancer Treatment Options Continue to Expand

October 2nd 2017

After years with few advancements, five new agents were approved to treat bladder cancer within the last year. CURE spoke with Terence Friedlander, M.D. about the shifting treatment paradigm for patients with the disease.

Educational Resources and Patient Support

September 27th 2017

Improving Outcomes in Bladder Cancer

September 27th 2017

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

September 27th 2017

Immunotherapy Experience in Bladder Cancer

September 27th 2017

Bladder Cancer Clinical Trials

September 27th 2017

Immunotherapy in Bladder Cancer

September 27th 2017

How the Oncology Nurse Supports Patients

September 27th 2017

Chemotherapy for Metastatic Bladder Cancer

September 27th 2017

When Plans Change During Surgery

September 27th 2017

Making Decisions on Bladder Removal

September 27th 2017

What is BCG Immunotherapy?

September 27th 2017

Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

September 27th 2017

Detecting Bladder Cancer

September 27th 2017

The Warning Signs of Bladder Cancer

September 27th 2017

Expert Gives Updates on Kidney and 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.

Check, Please! Checkpoint Inhibitors Show Promise in Bladder Cancer

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.

Keytruda Bests Chemotherapy in Overall Survival Rates for Bladder Cancer

September 11th 2017

Keytruda (pembrolizumab) produced better overall survival (OS) rates than chemotherapy for patients with recurrent, advanced urothelial carcinoma.

Expert Discusses New Bladder Cancer Treatment Guidelines

September 1st 2017

Jonathan E. Rosenberg, M.D., discusses the implications of the new treatment guidelines for muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

The Importance of a Multidisciplinary Team in Building Bladder Cancer Guidelines

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.

Dr. Rosenberg on 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.

Diane Zipursky Quale on Shared Decision Making for 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.

Frontline Keytruda Shows Benefit Bladder Cancer

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.

Expert Discusses Urothelial Carcinoma's Newest Agent

June 20th 2017

Imfinzi (durvalumab) may change the treatment paradigm for some patients with urothelial carcinoma.

Pre-Surgical Gemcitabine Plus Cisplatin Benefits Bladder Cancer

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.

Combined Modality Treatment May Be OK as First Course of Treatment for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

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.

Drug Combination Is Effective in Urothelial Carcinoma

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.