- Acute abdomen--remember spontaneous perforation of the urinary bladder. Basavaraj, D.R.; Zachariah, K.K.; Fegetter, J.G.W. // Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh;Oct2001, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p316
Focuses on the cause of bladder tumor. Study on the effects of the disease; Treatment of the bladder tumor; Examination on the patients history of radiotherapy to the pelvis.
- Treatment delay does not impact bladder Ca survival. Jack, David // Urology Times;Nov2001, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p12
Evaluates the impact of treatment delay on the survival rate of patients with bladder carcinoma in Dublin, Ireland. Diagnosis and treatment of the disease; Reduction of complication rate after treatment; Application of radical radiotherapy and cystectomy as the treatment of the disease.
- Cystectomy, radiotherapy show comparable outcomes. Jack, David // Urology Times;Nov2001, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p12
Evaluates survival rate of patients with bladder cancer after radiotherapy and cystectomy treatment in Dublin, Ireland. Efficacy of the procedure; Comparison between radical cystectomy and radiotherapy for the treatment of the disease; Advantage of the two procedures.
- Accelerated radiotherapy with concurrent carbogen and nicotinamide showed therapeutic advantage in bladder cancer. // Hem/Onc Today;12/10/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 23, p23
The article reports on the benefit of accelerated radiotherapy plus concurrent carbogen and nicotinamide in patients with bladder cancer, presented by Peter J. Hoskin at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO), held in Chicago, Illinois from...
- Outcomes of brachytherapy similar to cystectomy in muscle-invasive bladder cancer. // Hem/Onc Today;11/10/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 21, p33
The article discusses a study from the Netherlands which found that the administration of brachytherapy after external beam radiotherapy, plus limited surgery, has led to bladder conservation rate of 94% among patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
- Retinoblastoma protein expression is an independent predictor of both radiation response and survival in muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Agerbaek, M; Alsner, J; Marcussen, N; Lundbeck, F; von der Maase, H // British Journal of Cancer;7/21/2003, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p298
The objective of the study was to investigate the predictive value of various clinical, biochemical, and histopathological parameters, with special emphasis on the expression of the retinoblastoma protein (pRB), on the radiation response in bladder cancer. In order to obtain a truly objective...
- Clinical Results of a Concomitant Boost Radiotherapy Technique for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer. Anna Piet; Bradley Pieters; Floris Pos; Theo de Reijke; Caro Koning // Strahlentherapie und Onkologie;Jun2008, Vol. 184 Issue 6, p313
Purpose:ï¿½ï¿½To update the results of external radiotherapy with a focal concomitant boost technique on local control and bladder function in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Patients and Methods:ï¿½ï¿½The authors retrospectively evaluated 92 elderly or disabled...
- Old Drugs, New Purpose ï¿½ Bladder Cancer Turning a Corner. Shipley, William U.; Zietman, Anthony L. // New England Journal of Medicine;4/19/2012, Vol. 366 Issue 16, p1540
The article focuses on the findings of The British randomized Bladder Cancer 2001. The study concluded that the addition of a very tolerable regimen of chemotherapy to radiotherapy significantly cures more patients than radiotherapy alone and at the same rate as those in the best cystectomy...
- Papillary Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder With Exuberant Pseudosarcomatous Stromal Reaction Following Radiation Therapy. Ambrosini-Spaltro, Andrea; Melissari, Massimo // International Journal of Surgical Pathology;04/01/2011, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p263
An 82-year-old man, with 6-year history of radical prostatectomy followed by radiotherapy performed for prostatic carcinoma, underwent transurethral resection of a papillary tumor of the bladder lateral walls. Histologically, the lesion displays 2 distinct components: epithelial and stromal. The...