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    News and Features Related to Bladder Cancer

    1. Drug May Help Some With Advanced Bladder Cancer

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, June 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with advanced bladder cancer can sometimes be too old or unhealthy to withstand standard chemotherapy. However, some may gain hope from a new drug that unleashes the immune system to attack tumor cells, researche

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    2. FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Bladder Cancer

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug to treat bladder cancer was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday. Tecentriq (atezolizumab) treats the most common type of bladder cancer, called urothelial carcinoma. It's the first in

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    3. More Evidence This Drug Raises Bladder Cancer Risk

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More evidence linking the diabetes drug Actos to an increased risk of bladder cancer has surfaced in a new study that also finds the risk rises with increased use. Actos (pioglitazone) appears to increase risk of bla

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    4. Bladder Cancer Risk Rising for Some Workers

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite efforts by lawmakers and manufacturers to protect workers and provide safe working environments, the risk of bladder cancer is still rising in certain industries, a new study finds. Most cases of this comm

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    5. Study: Diabetes Drug Not Tied to Bladder Cancer

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite smaller, prior studies suggesting that the diabetes drug Actos might raise users' risk of bladder cancer, a large new study finds no evidence for such an effect. However, the study did find an association between

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    6. New Bladder Cancer Warning for Diabetes Drug Actos

      June 16, 2011 -- The FDA has issued a new warning of increased bladder cancer risk associated with use of the diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone). The warning comes after a review of data from a five-year analysis of an ongoing study of Actos by the manufacturer, Takeda Pharmaceuticals. The results s

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    7. Chemo Plus Radiation Prevents Bladder Cancer Return

      Nov. 2, 2010 (San Diego) -- The addition of chemotherapy to radiation for the treatment of bladder cancer allowed more people to remain disease free than if they received radiation alone, British researchers report. "By adding chemotherapy to radiation therapy, 82% of [living] patients were free of

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    8. Selenium May Protect Against Bladder Cancer

      Aug. 31, 2010 -- Adding more selenium to your diet may reduce your risk of bladder cancer. Scientists reporting in the September issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention say that adults with low blood levels of the mineral selenium are more likely to develop bladder cancer. The lower yo

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    9. Study Links Processed Red Meat to Bladder Cancer

      Aug. 2, 2010 -- Eating large amounts of processed red meats may raise the risk for developing bladder cancer, according to a new study. Processed meats often contain the preservatives nitrate and nitrite. They are typically found in hot dogs, pepperoni, and deli cold cuts. Researchers suspect that w

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    10. Broccoli Sprouts vs. Bladder Cancer?

      Feb. 28, 2008 -- Natural chemicals in broccoli sprouts may curb bladder cancer. That news comes from lab tests done on rats exposed to a chemical that causes bladder cancer. Those rats were more resistant to bladder cancer if freeze-dried broccoli sprout extract had been added to their chow before,

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