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Study Shows Robotic Surgery Holds No Major Advantages for Bladder Cancer Patients

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found that the use of surgical robots does not lead to better outcomes in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer, bringing into question the added costs of the tools.

July 24, 2014
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At Work: Physician-Scientist David Solit

David Solit, Director of the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology, discusses how working with cancer patients drives him to develop more-effective, personalized cancer treatments.

May 27, 2014
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New Information about Our Expertise in Bladder Cancer Care

Each year, hundreds of people choose Memorial Sloan Kettering for diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer.

May 7, 2014
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Pramod Sogani Inaugurated As President of the American Urological Association

Memorial Sloan Kettering urologic surgeon Pramod Sogani has been inaugurated as President of the American Urological Association. In this Q&A he discusses his goals and his new role.

July 1, 2013
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Meet Urologic Cancer Surgeon Guido Dalbagni

Dr. Dalbagni – who cares for patients with bladder cancer, kidney cancer, penile cancer, and sarcomas – explains treatments offered at Memorial Sloan Kettering, which can help patients maintain their quality of life.

April 23, 2013
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Urologist John Mulhall Explains Strategies for Addressing Sexual Health Concerns for Men with Cancer

Dr. Mulhall, director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Male Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program, explains common concerns about male sexual health and offers advice for men and their partners.

March 8, 2013
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Meet Urologic Cancer Surgeon Raul Parra

Dr. Parra, who practices at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge, treats prostate, kidney, and bladder cancers with the goal of extending the lives of patients, and giving them the best possible quality of life.

March 6, 2013
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Watch Experts Discuss Bladder Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

In a recent discussion as part of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s CancerSmart lecture series, bladder cancer experts spoke about symptoms, risk factors, and the latest treatment options available.

February 5, 2013
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Study Clarifies How Bladder Cancer Treatment Works

Researchers have shed light on how an important treatment for early-stage bladder cancer enters cancer cells to eradicate them.

February 1, 2013
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Meet Urologic Surgeon Bernard Bochner

Dr. Bochner – who specializes in treating people with prostate, bladder, and kidney cancers – discusses the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach to delivering high-quality care.

January 11, 2013
Genome Sequencing of One Patient’s Tumor Could Lead to New Treatment Options for Some Bladder Cancer Patients

When new cancer drugs are shown to be largely ineffective, exceptional cases of good outcome may pave the way for new treatments that could benefit a smaller group of patients.

September 17, 2012
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Meet Urologic Surgeon Karim Touijer

Watch urologic surgeon Karim Touijer discuss our comprehensive approach to cancer care and recent advances in minimally invasive surgery.

July 31, 2012
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Cancer Survivorship: An Interview with Mary McCabe

In 2003, Mary McCabe was recruited to lead Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Cancer Survivorship Initiative and since that time has worked to develop a comprehensive program for cancer survivors, which includes follow-up care, research, and education and training.

July 1, 2011
Image-Guided Radiation Therapy: A New Paradigm in Cancer Care

Many people undergoing cancer treatment receive some form of radiation therapy to shrink and kill a tumor. A relatively new type of radiation therapy — called image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) — utilizes high-tech imaging with extremely precise radiation beams, ensuring that radiation targets the tumor, sparing nearby healthy tissue. IGRT can be used to treat many types of cancer, including those that develop in the spine, lung, prostate, brain, bladder, esophagus, liver, and bone.

July 1, 2009

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