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2013-10-14 11:21:22

The study's authors identify new genetic pathways and new genes involved in bladder cancer; The genetic signature of these patients is a first step towards understanding the biology of this illness and improving patient management Bladder cancer represents a serious public health problem in many countries, especially in Spain, where 11,200 new cases are recorded every year, one of the highest rates in the world. The majority of these tumors have a good prognosis -- 70-80% five-year...

2013-10-14 11:05:43

An international research team led by scientists from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center has discovered a genetic mutation linked to low-risk bladder cancer. Their findings are reported online today in Nature Genetics. The investigators identified STAG2 as one of the most commonly mutated genes in bladder cancer, particularly in tumors that do not spread. The finding suggests that checking the status of the gene may help identify patients who might do unusually well following...

2013-10-08 13:46:09

New ACS NSQIP® study identifies low blood albumin level as an independent risk factor for surgical-related health problems after radical cystectomy Patients with bladder cancer are two times more likely to have complications after a radical cystectomy procedure if they have a biomarker for poor nutritional status before the operation, according to study findings presented today at the 2013 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons. Surgeons from the University of North...

2013-10-06 23:01:09

Bernstein Liebhard LLP is investigating Actos bladder cancer lawsuits on behalf of long-term users of the Type 2 diabetes drug whose bladder cancer diagnosis could be associated with their use of Actos. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 06, 2013 More than 2,500 Actos lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/actos/Actos-Lawsuit.html) filed on behalf of patients whose long-term use of the Type 2 diabetes medication allegedly caused bladder cancer are moving forward in the U.S....

2013-10-03 23:34:30

Second trial over alleged links between diabetes drug and bladder cancer ends in $1.7 million jury award but judge cites tobacco use in overturning verdict. Resource4thePeople continues to offer free consultations to consumers seeking compensation over bladder cancer allegations. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/Actos-Bladder-Cancer-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today in its latest consumer update that a Maryland jury has...

2013-09-27 23:02:02

The Firm is evaluating Actos lawsuits on behalf of patients who allegedly developed Actos bladder cancer due to long-term use of the Type 2 diabetes medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 The nation’s second trial of an Actos bladder cancer lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/actos/Actos-Lawsuit.html) has concluded in Maryland state court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, the jury hearing the case found that Takeda...

2013-09-27 23:00:44

Baltimore jurors rule that Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. failed to properly warn a patient who died of bladder cancer and his doctor about the risks associated with ingesting the diabetes drug Actos. Parker Waichman LLC, which offers legal consultations to victims of injuries allegedly caused by Actos, responds. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, notes that, according...

2013-09-26 23:02:01

The Firm is investigating Actos bladder cancer lawsuits on behalf of patients who took the Type 2 diabetes drug for a year or more and developed bladder cancer. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Actos lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/actos/Actos-Lawsuit.html) involving allegations that long-term use of the medication caused patients to develop bladder cancer continue to move forward in courts across the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court...


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