Durvalumab (Trademark Imfinzi) Bladder cancer is the 9th most common type of cancer in the world with 430,000 new cases alone diagnosed in 2012 according to World Cancer Research Fund International. Previously patients with bladder cancer, urothelial carcinoma, (UC) had two main options: standard platinum containing chemotherapy, and…

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) in conjunction with Astex has begun a Phase I/II Trial to measure the success of a DNA Methyltransferase (DNMT) inhibitor can halt the progress of bladder cancer proving resistant to chemotherapy.

One prospective QOL study from University of Chicago (n=73) used the FACT-VCI at baseline and 6 months after RC. No differences in overall survival or overall HRQOL but improved emotional HRQOL after cystectomy. The effect of diversion on body image may have an initial decrease, but improves over time.

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To assess temporal trends in radical cystectomy (RC) and pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) and the effect of centralization of care in the Netherlands between 2006 and 2012

76-year-old Bobby Nugent from Colorado Springs is making a miraculous recovery. It's been made possible by an experimental treatment at the University of Colorado Hospital.

Is it time for urologist to begin to rethink the radical cystectomy, and begin to explore trimodality therapy? Maybe, maybe not, depends on who you ask. Let’s go over a few things first before we jump right in though: