Molecular alterations associated with bladder cancer initiation and progression.

  title={Molecular alterations associated with bladder cancer initiation and progression.},
  author={Carlos Cordon-Cardo},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology. Supplementum},
Bladder cancer is the fifth most commonly diagnosed non-cutaneous solid malignancy, and the second most commonly diagnosed genitourinary malignancy amongst people living in the United States, where it is estimated that more than 61,000 new cases of bladder cancer will be diagnosed in the year 2008. Approximately 90% of malignant tumors arising in the urinary bladder are of epithelial origin, the majority being transitional cell carcinomas. Early stage bladder tumors have been classified into… CONTINUE READING


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