Bladder cancer.

  title={Bladder cancer.},
  author={Suzanne E Patton and M. Craig Hall and H. Cagan Ozen},
  journal={Current opinion in oncology},
  volume={14 3},
Bladder cancer is a common and chemotherapy-responsive tumor, related to tobacco smoking, environmental arsenic exposure, industrial dye exposure, and parasitic schistosomiasis exposure. Both reduction of carcinogen exposure and chemoprevention, possibly with cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors, should reduce the incidence. The search for the ideal screening and monitoring test continues with some promising new candidates, including survivin. Although 10-year survival can be achieved in 87% of early… CONTINUE READING


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