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Although smoking and gender are well-established bladder cancer (BCa) risk factors, a significant interaction with other risk factors could help in the identification of patterns for early detection and prevention strategies.
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Name: Current opinion in urology
Few studies have modeled smoking histories by combining smoking intensity and duration to show what profile of smoking behavior is associated with highest risk of bladder cancer. This study aims to pr...
Smoking is the most common risk factor for bladder cancer (BC) and is associated with adverse clinical outcomes. The diagnosis of BC represents a 'teachable moment' for smoking cessation. We investiga...
This is Part 2 of an article on bladder cancer: an overview of disease and its management. Part 1 provided an overview of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer, how the disease presents, is diagnosed and...
According to the latest data of the World Cancer Research Fund International (2012), Lebanon has the second highest age-standardized incidence rate of bladder cancer worldwide, both for "men" and "bot...
Published associations between dietary folate and bladder cancer risk are inconsistent. Biomarkers may provide more accurate measures of nutrient status. This nested case-control analysis within the E...
This proposed 2-year questionnaire study examines views and attitudes regarding health risks of cigarette smoking, smoking patterns and motivators for cessation in smokers who suffer from ...
The standard of care for muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) is radical cystectomy, which is rarely curative. Platinum-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy is associated with an improvement in...
People with diabetes still smoke at equivalent rates as non-diabetics. There is lack of evidence regarding interventions for smoking cessation among individuals with diabetes. The aim of t...
Currently one in five high school students smoke. Smoking can harm adolescents well before they reach adulthood by causing a number of immediate, sometimes irreversible, health risks and ...
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of gender on pharmacodynamic interaction of propofol and dexmedetomidine, exploring the effect of gender on propofol unconsciousness me...
A marked difference between the individual’s expressed/experienced gender and the gender others would assign him or her, and it must continue for at least six months. (from DSM-5)
Individuals including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, gender non-conforming people, and other populations whose sexual orientation or GENDER IDENTITY and reproductive development is considered outside cultural, societal, or physiological norms.
A decrease in the incidence and frequency of SMOKING. Smoking reduction differs from SMOKING CESSATION in that the smoker continues to smoke albeit at a lesser frequency without quitting.
Tumors or cancer of the URINARY BLADDER.
Prejudice or discrimination based on gender or behavior or attitudes that foster stereotyped social roles based on gender.
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Non-invasive bladder cancer is a cancer that is only in the inner lining of the bladder. Invasive bladder cancer is cancer that has spread into the deeper walls of the bladder. When the cancer has spread outside the bladder to other parts of the body, th...