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Bladder Cancer

Research    Bladder Cancer   

Older Adults with Advanced Bladder Cancer Prioritize Honest Information about What to Expect

The median age for receiving a bladder cancer diagnosis is 73, and a significant number of those living with the disease are in their 70s and 80s.

Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date June 01, 2022
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Community    Bladder Cancer

What to Know About Bladder Cancer 

 University of Colorado Cancer Center member Janet Kukreja, MD, assistant professor of urology in the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is taking part in this weekend’s Walk to End Bladder Cancer along with her office staff, fellow physicians, and even some of her patients. For this year’s “virtual” event, hosted by the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network to kick off Bladder Cancer Awareness Month in May, participants walk in their own cities at their own pace, sharing their progress with others around the country. 

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date May 06, 2022
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Patient Care    Bladder Cancer    Cancer

To Live: Artist Shelley Kerr’s Sculptures Explore the Battle, Journey and Gratitude of Five Years With Stage IV Cancer

“Have you ever had a dream when you wake up and everything is just kind of vibrating? It doesn’t make any sense but it kind of points the way?” asks Fort Collins artist and musician, Shelley Kerr. 

Author Cancer Center | Publish Date July 16, 2020
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Bladder Cancer

ASCO: Finally, a tool to predict response to chemotherapy before bladder cancer surgery

University of Colorado Cancer Center led clinical trial data show that a predictive tool called COXEN may show which bladder cancer patients will respond to pre-surgical chemotherapy, a step towards allowing doctors to offer such chemotherapy to patients likely to respond, while moving more efficiently to other treatment options with patients unlikely to benefit. Results will be presented Monday, June 3 at 8:00am as oral abstract at the 2019 American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting (ASCO abstract #4506).

Author Cancer Center | Publish Date June 01, 2019
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CU Cancer Center In the News


Alarming Trend Shows More Young People Being Diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer

news outletKDVR
Publish DateMarch 28, 2023

While the majority of colorectal cancer cases are still in people over the age of 65, experts said more and more young people are now being diagnosed.

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Cancer Health

Innovative Technology Shows Great Promise Against Certain Mouth and Throat Cancers

news outletCancer Health
Publish DateMarch 20, 2023

An innovative cell squeezing technology showed great promise in a phase I trial against certain head and neck cancers.

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American Cancer Society Says Younger People Are Being Diagnosed with Colon Cancer

news outletDenver 7
Publish DateMarch 16, 2023

Swati Patel, MD, MS, discusses younger people being diagnosed with colon cancer at nearly twice the rate than in 1995.

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Young People Are Getting Colorectal Cancer, Including This Married Couple

news outletCPR
Publish DateMarch 15, 2023

Doctors increasingly see people contracting colon cancer before the recommended screening age of 45.

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