Bladder cancer is the seventh most common cancer in males worldwide. Every year, about 20,000 people in Japan are diagnosed with bladder cancer, of whom around 8,000–mostly men–succumb to the disease. 408 more words
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My newly devised Side Effects Level scale will run from 0 (no discernable side effects of any kind) to 5 (incredible discomfort or inconvenience). On the crucial chemo treatment days and the two days following, where side effects are most likely to emerge, I will be providing a rating. 183 more words
I reported to the chemo room promptly at 9 AM and was approached by a nurse named Dan, a 58 year-old, mustachioed comedian (after 36 years in this business, I guess he needs to be as a self-defense measure) who started my IV and explained that I would be getting a large amount of fluid along with the pre-medications (designed to counteract or reduce the side effects from the chemo drugs). 541 more words
Pioglitazone use and risk of bladder cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes: retrospective cohort study using datasets from four European countries
Objective To evaluate the association between pioglitazone use and bladder cancer risk in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Design Retrospective cohort study using propensity score matched cohorts. 300 more words