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Bladder Cancer

Radiotherapy as effective as surgery in bladder cancer treatment

Radiotherapy is as effective as surgery in treating bladder cancer, according to a study* published today.

Study supports view that painters face higher risk of bladder cancer

A study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer has further evidence that professional painters may have a higher risk of bladder cancer.

New test hope to personalise treatment for bladder cancer patients

Cancer Research UK scientists have identified a molecule in cells which could predict the success of radiotherapy to treat individual bladder cancer patients, reveals...

Potential link between HPV and bladder cancer

A study has found that the human papillomavirus (HPV), certain strains of which are known to cause cervical cancer, may also cause bladder cancer.

Gonorrhoea linked to bladder cancer in men

Men with a history of gonorrhoea have a two-fold increased risk of bladder cancer, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer today.

Public unaware of link between smoking and bladder cancer

The majority of people are unaware that smoking increases the risk of bladder cancer, according to a new US study.

Promising predictive test in bladder cancer

A simple test to predict how well bladder cancers will respond to radiotherapy could enable doctors to tailor the best treatment for their patients, according to a study...

Risk of bladder cancer from smoking higher than previously thought

Smokers may face a higher risk of bladder cancer than previously thought, a US study has revealed.

Deprived cancer patients face fatal health problems

Cancer patients from deprived backgrounds are more likely to develop life-threatening health problems, research published today (Wednesday) in the British Journal of...