New imaging modalities in bladder cancer

  title={New imaging modalities in bladder cancer},
  author={Mansi A. Saksena and Douglas M. Dahl and Mukesh Harisinghani},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
Carcinoma of the urinary bladder is estimated to account for 61,420 new cases of cancer and 13,060 cancer related deaths in the United States in 2006 [1]. Of these approximately 80% of patients will present with superWcial cancer which can be treated by endoscopic resection with or with out neoadjuvant intravesical chemotherapy. However, despite adequate treatment of superWcial cancer there is a 70% recurrence rate at 3 years and a 10–30% chance of development of invasive cancer [2, 3… CONTINUE READING


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