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Mark Story
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Palliative Care

Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illness. This type of care focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and… Read more

Clinical practice guidelines (or simply “guidelines”) are recommendations on how to diagnose and treat disease, like bladder cancer. They are mainly written for doctors, but… Read more

These women have all been diagnosed with bladder cancer.

Women and Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer has long been considered a disease of older men. In 2022, the American Cancer Society estimates more than 81,000… Read more

Bladder Cancer Chemotherapy

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy is the term used for chemotherapy prior to (before) surgery.  Clinical trials have shown that the use of intravenous chemotherapy… Read more

Bladder Cancer Immunotherapy

The immune system detects and protects the body from anything it perceives as foreign. This includes viruses, bacteria and even cells that are abnormal because… Read more

Video: What is a TURBT?

A TURBT stands for a transurethral resection of a bladder tumor: It is a surgery performed with a special instrument inserted through the urethra. View… Read more

Video: What is a biopsy?

A biopsy is the removal of cells or tissues for examination under a microscope. When only a sample of tissue is removed, the procedure is called… Read more