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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the bladder and upper urinary tract. This can sometimes, but not always, include the pelvis region.


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  • Cremonezzi et al describe melamine as a "tumorigenic agent" (2) that induced "pre-neoplastic (pre-cancerous) urothelial proliferation" (2) Cats fed 2000 ppm melamine and cyanuric acid developed lethal kidney failure in just 2 days (3), so perhaps humans fed 2 parts per million melamine and cyanuric acid will developed lethal kidney failure in 2000 days or about six years.

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  • Essentially, doctors first took biopsies of each patient's bladder tissue to obtain the bladder's two key cell types -- the urothelial cells lining the inside and the muscle cells on the outer surface.

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  • Encouraging antitumor activity was also seen in patients with cholangiocarcinoma, transitional cell urothelial carcinoma, and ovarian cancer.

  • Among the altered genes, ARHGAP26 and MLLT1 have been associated with leukemia-specific translocations, DDHD2, FGFR1 and PTPN1 have tumor-promoting potential in breast cancer, and CTNNA3 may promote tumor formation in urothelial cancer.

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  • Many countries, such as Taiwan, have banned products containing aristolochic acid because of clinical cases of urothelial cancer in association with aristolochic acid use.

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  • Minimally invasive surgery removes sinus tumor without facial disfiguration Barrow study identifies new way to biopsy brain tumors in real time Robotic approach to urothelial cancer of the kidney proves to be beneficial for patients

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  • Bladder and other urothelial cancers screening (PDQ): Health professional version.

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  • The team hopes to understand how the disease-causing bacteria interact with and invade the host urothelial cells, a process common in recurrent UTI.

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  • It will include up to 64 patients, both male and female, with advanced LHRH-receptor positive urothelial (bladder) cancer.

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  • Robotic approach to urothelial cancer of the kidney proves to be beneficial for patients

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