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Preoperative Pyuria Predicts Bladder Recurrence After UTUC Surgery

In a small study of patients without a history of bladder cancer who undergo radical nephroureterectomy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma, preoperative pyuria was associated with a 1.7-fold increased risk of intravesical recurrence, a study found.
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NAC Increases Pathologic Complete Response Rate in High-Risk MIBC

In a study of patients with high-risk muscle-invasive bladder cancer, patients who received cisplatin-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy had a 3.6 times higher rate of pathologic complete response compared with those who had upfront radical cystectomy.
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Earlier Pembrolizumab Use May Be Beneficial in mUC

In a phase 2 study, patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma who had stable disease on first-line platinum-based chemotherapy experienced a delay in disease progression when switched to pembolizumab.