Recent Stage III Bladder Cancer News

Chemotherapy after Surgery Appears to Improve Survival in Advanced Bladder Cancer

(March 31, 2015)

Patients with advanced bladder cancer who receive chemotherapy after surgery to remove the bladder have better overall survival than patients who undergo surgery alone. These findings were presented at... Continue Reading


Survival Benefit with Immediate Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Invasive Bladder Cancer

(June 23, 2014)

Results from a recent Phase III clinical trial suggest that patients with invasive bladder cancer may benefit from treatment with immediate adjuvant chemotherapy. These finding were presented at the 2014... Continue Reading


Immediate Cisplatin-Based Chemotherapy Extends Progression-Free Survival in Invasive Bladder Cancer

(June 17, 2014)

A report at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncologists meeting indicates that immediate use of cisplatin-based chemotherapy offers significant improvement in progression-free survival over deferred... Continue Reading


Robotic Bladder Cancer Surgery Safe and Effective

(January 24, 2013)

Robotic-assisted surgery for invasive bladder cancer is effective and results in less bleeding and shorter hospital stays when compared to the traditional open procedure, according to the results of a... Continue Reading


Study Explores New Approach to Boosting the Immune System after Cancer Treatment

(August 24, 2011)

Researchers are seeking participants for a Phase II clinical trial that will explore whether an investigational treatment can help the immune system recover after cancer treatment. Cancer treatments such... Continue Reading