bladder cancer Archives
Bladder cancer research fund honors mentor’s lasting influence
Mar. 28, 2019—The Terry Burke Fund for Bladder Cancer Research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is supporting a range of discovery research aimed at improving outcomes for bladder cancer patients, and it is helping train the next generation of bladder cancer physician-scientists.
Urologic cancer studies point to need for referral education
May. 22, 2014—Women with blood in their urine (hematuria) were less than half as likely as men with the same issue to be referred to a urologist for further tests, according to a new VUMC study.
Award bolsters study of bladder cancer chemo resistance
Jul. 25, 2013—David DeGraff, Ph.D., has received the 2013 BCAN Young Investigator Award for Bladder Cancer Research.
Telerobotic system designed to treat bladder cancer
Apr. 2, 2013—An interdisciplinary collaboration of engineers and doctors at Vanderbilt and Columbia Universities has designed a robotic microsurgery system specifically designed to treat bladder cancer, the sixth most common form of cancer in the U.S. and the most expensive to treat.
New fluorescing agent shines light on bladder cancer cells
Feb. 28, 2013—Two urologic surgeons at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center are among a leading group of cancer physicians using an innovative new imaging agent and blue light system to “light up” cancerous cells inside the bladder.
On the hunt for bladder cancer factors
Jul. 26, 2012—A protein linked to aggressive bladder cancers could point to new strategies for treatment or prevention.