Stage III Bladder Cancer

Chemotherapy after Surgery Appears to Improve Survival in Advanced Bladder Cancer (03-31-2015)

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 the 2015 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium on February... Continue Reading

Survival Benefit with Immediate Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Invasive Bladder Cancer (06-23-2014)

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 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting... Continue Reading

Immediate Cisplatin-Based Chemotherapy Extends Progression-Free Survival in Invasive Bladder Cancer (06-17-2014)

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 treatment in invasive bladder cancer patients.... Continue Reading

Robotic Bladder Cancer Surgery Safe and Effective (01-24-2013)

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 study published in the¬†Journal of Urology. The bladder... Continue Reading

Study Explores New Approach to Boosting the Immune System after Cancer Treatment (08-24-2011)

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 as chemotherapy and radiation therapy often deplete... Continue Reading