Long-term outcome of home dipstick testing for hematuria

  title={Long-term outcome of home dipstick testing for hematuria},
  author={Ralph R. Madeb and Edward Messing},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
The most common symptom of bladder cancer (BC) is hematuria and microhematuria will occur in virtually all patients with BC if one tests for it frequently enough. However, hematuria even when caused by serious disease, often is intermittent, and once above some threshold the degree of microhematuria is unrelated to the seriousness of its underlying cause. Based on these principles a BC screening study was conducted to determine if repetitive hematuria testing can detect BC early and whether… CONTINUE READING

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