Bladder Cancer

These 10 'red flag' warning signs will help detect cancer on time

These 10 'red flag' warning signs will help detect cancer on timeMelbourne, Feb 11 - Scientists have revealed 10 red-flag cancer warning symptoms, which if present in a person, should get immediately checked out by a doctor.

According to the new research of more than 1700 people by Cancer Research UK, key to beating cancer was knowing these warning signs and "If in doubt, check it out,", News. com. au reported.

The 10 Cancer symptoms are:

1. Persistent cough or hoarseness

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'Revolutionary' immune therapy holds key to treatment of advanced bladder cancer

immune therapyWashington, June 2 - New Haven, Conn. - A multi-center phase I study using an investigational drug for advanced bladder cancer patients who did not respond to other treatments has shown promising results in patients with certain tumor types, researchers report.

Yale Cancer Center played a key role in the study, the results of which will be presented Saturday, May 31 at the 2014 annual conference of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago.

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Source of most cases of invasive bladder cancer identified

Bladder CancerWashington, April 21 - Researchers have said that a single type of cell in the lining of the bladder is responsible for most cases of invasive bladder cancer.

Philip Beachy, PhD, professor of biochemistry and of developmental biology, said they've learned that, at an intermediate stage during cancer progression, a single cancer stem cell and its progeny can quickly and completely replace the entire bladder lining.

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Simple urine test can help diagnose 'aggressive bladder cancer'

urine testMelbourne, Dec 01 - A new study has revealed that a simple urine test could distinguish between aggressive and low-grade bladder cancers, thus helping doctors to tailor and speed up their treatment.

Researchers from the University of Birmingham measured levels of a protein shed by bladder tumours in 600 patients and found that higher amounts of the protein, EpCAM, in the urine were associated with more aggressive cancers, News. com. au reported.

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New therapy may offer far more effective bladder cancer treatment

 New therapy may offer far more effective bladder cancer treatmentWashington, May 25: A made-in-Canada therapy for bladder cancer shows promising results, according to a new research.

Lead researcher Alvaro Morales says that the breakthrough using the drug Urocidin follows thirty years of his research in this important area.

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Pregnancy may confer protection against bladder cancer

Washington, Pregnant WomanJune 27: A new study on mice has found that pregnancy may give some protection against bladder cancer.

The findings by investigators at the University of Rochester Medical Center showed that female mice that had never become pregnant had approximately 15 times as much cancer in their bladders as their counterparts that had become pregnant.

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Broccoli Sprouts Reduce Bladder Cancer Risk – A Study

Broccoli>The laboratory examinations made by US researchers on rats have found that a concentrated extract of freeze-dried broccoli sprouts reduces the growth of bladder tumors by more than half.

Dr. Yuesheng Zhang of Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y. stated that the new outcome supports human epidemiologic studies, which advise eating cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli is linked with reduced risk for bladder cancer.

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