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Avelumab Activity in Platinum-Refractory Bladder Cancer Confirmed in Published Results - Targeted Oncology



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Avelumab Activity in Platinum-Refractory Bladder Cancer Confirmed in Published Results 
Targeted Oncology
According to results from the phase I JAVELIN Solid Tumor study recently published in the Lancet Oncology, the PD-L1 inhibitor avelumab (Bavencio) induced an overall response rate of 17% in patients with platinum-refractory metastatic urothelial ...

 


Treating Advanced Bladder Cancer in the Future - OncLive



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Treating Advanced Bladder Cancer in the Future 
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Daniel J. George, MD: Immunotherapy in bladder cancer is here to stay. There is no doubt about the fact that we have changed this platinum-refractory setting. There's no doubt in my mind that this is going to become more and more a part of our ...

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Bladder cancer in an inguinal vesical hernia. - UroToday



Bladder cancer in an inguinal vesical hernia. 
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A 60-year-old male patient presented with intermittent right-sided scrotal swelling for the last 4 months. On ultrasonography, a fluid-filled cavity extending through the right inguinal canal into the scrotum was noted with inferior displacement of the ...

 


Practical Considerations With Checkpoint Inhibitors in Bladder Cancer - OncLive



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Practical Considerations With Checkpoint Inhibitors in Bladder Cancer 
OncLive
Daniel J. George, MD: Checkpoint inhibitors in bladder cancer have been remarkable on the efficacy side, but there are still concerns about safety in this patient population. And it has to do with both the disease and the patient population. With the ...

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Concurrent chemoradiotherapy for bladder cancer: Practice patterns and outcomes in the general population. - UroToday



Concurrent chemoradiotherapy for bladder cancer: Practice patterns and outcomes in the general population. 
UroToday
Clinical trials have shown that chemoradiotherapy (CRT) improves survival compared to radiation therapy (RT) alone in muscle-invasive bladder cancer. We describe uptake of CRT and comparative effectiveness in routine practice. Electronic treatment ...

 


Dr. Apolo on Managing Toxicities of Checkpoint Inhibitors in Bladder Cancer - OncLive



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Dr. Apolo on Managing Toxicities of Checkpoint Inhibitors in Bladder Cancer 
OncLive
Andrea B. Apolo, MD, medical oncologist, chief of the bladder cancer section of the Genitourinary Malignancies Branch, National Cancer Institute, discusses managing immune-related toxicities from checkpoint inhibitors in patients with bladder cancer ...

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Combination Immunotherapy Shows Promise for Bladder Cancer - Curetoday.com



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Combination Immunotherapy Shows Promise for Bladder Cancer 
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Are we looking at Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) in combination with systemic therapies? In non-muscle invasive bladder cancer that is intermediate or high risk, patients are often treated with intravesical immunotherapy with BCG. We know that a ...

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Bladder Cancer named the official journal of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network - EurekAlert (press release)



Bladder Cancer named the official journal of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network 
EurekAlert (press release)
Amsterdam and Bethesda, January 16, 2018 - IOS Press, an international scientific, technical and medical publisher, and the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), are pleased to announce that the journal Bladder Cancer is now the official journal of ...

 


Immunotherapy in Second-Line Advanced Bladder Cancer - OncLive



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Immunotherapy in Second-Line Advanced Bladder Cancer 
OncLive
Daniel J. George, MD: 2017 into 2018 is going to be a transition period in bladder cancer, particularly for patients who are in the second-line setting. Still today, many of our patients are getting a platinum-based chemotherapy in either the ...

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Bladder cancer local staging: multiparametric MRI performance following transurethral resection. - UroToday



Bladder cancer local staging: multiparametric MRI performance following transurethral resection. 
UroToday
To evaluate the performance of multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) for the local staging of bladder cancer following transurethral resection of bladder tumor. This Institutional Review Board-approved, retrospective study identified 45 patients with pathology ...