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Genitourinary Malignancies: Bladder/Penis/Urethral Cancers

  • N. B. Davis
  • W. M. Stadler
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Abstract

Bladder cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the United States and more than 50,000 Americans were diagnosed in 2001 [1]. The vast majority of these patients will suffer from superficial disease and thus approximately 12,000 deaths occurred. Despite a 14.3% increase in the incidence of bladder cancer from 1973 to 1998, the death rate declined by 23%, likely reflecting improvements in the diagnosis, management, and monitoring of patients with superficial disease [2].

Keywords

Bladder Cancer Clin Oncol Radical Cystectomy Penile Cancer Invasive Bladder Cancer 
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