Soundbites: Advances in the battle against bladder cancer

Soundbites: Advances in the battle against bladder cancer

Dr. Petros Grivas, Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology) at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is studying blood to look for free-floating bits of DNA that signal whether someone has bladder cancer, the fourth most common cancer in men though of course the cancer strikes both men and women. The goal is to develop tests that would help decide the treatment and prognosis for individual patients. 

In these Soundbites, he also discusses a clinical trial that will examine whether a drug used to treat ovarian cancer might be useful against bladder cancer as well. 

For more about this research, please see our blog post here.


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