Recognition of early and late stages of bladder cancer using metabolites and machine learning

ConclusionBy examining the biomarkers present in the urine samples of BCa patients as compared with normal patients, the biomarkers associated with this cancer can be pinpointed and lead to the elucidation of affected metabolic pathways that are specific to different stages of cancer. Development of machine-learning model including metabolites and their chemical descriptors made it possible to achieve considerable accuracy of prediction of stages of BCa.
Source: Metabolomics - Category: Biology Source Type: research

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AbstractPurposeTo investigate the clinical performance of a new mRNA-based urine test, aiming to avoid unnecessary follow-up cystoscopy in patients under active surveillance (AS) for recurrent NMIBC.MethodsThis is a prospective cohort study enrolling patients with history of low-grade (LG) NMIBC, who developed a recurrence during the follow-up and underwent AS. Their urinary samples were analyzed by Xpert BC Monitor (Cepheid, Sunnyvale, CA, USA). The primary endpoint was to investigate if Xpert BC Monitor could avoid unnecessary cystoscopy during the follow-up period. Its sensitivity, specificity, PPVs and NPVs were calcul...
Source: World Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: As single-dose perioperative agents, both thiotepa and MMC were associated with similar recurrence-free survival rates. PMID: 31629441 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Canadian Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Can J Urol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The results of this study demonstrated no difference between the monopolar loop and PK Button in regard to overall complications; however, there was a higher rate of bladder perforation with monopolar TURBT. PK Button vaporization for bladder tumors represents a promising alternative to traditional monopolar TURBT without compromising short term (3 month) cancer recurrence rates. PMID: 31629439 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Canadian Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Can J Urol Source Type: research
Abstract Aim of the study is to define the diagnostic accuracy of selected urinary protein biomarkers in the non-invasive detection of primary and recurrent urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder. The urinary levels of calprotectin, CD147, APOA4 and protein deglycase DJ-1 were examined in 255 individuals, out of which there were 60 controls with non-malignant urological disease, 61 patients with a history of urinary bladder cancer with negative cytology and negative cystoscopy and 134 patients with urinary bladder cancer. Urinary concentrations of biomarkers were determined by Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assa...
Source: Neoplasma - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Neoplasma Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundWhile urine biomarkers are widely used to diagnose bladder cancer (BLC), little is known about plasma protein levels in patients with BLC. The current research is aimed to evaluate diagnostic potential of 13 plasma markers including tumor antigens, inflammatory markers and apolipoproteins (Apo) as well as combinations of thereof.MethodsIn total 203 healthy volunteers (HV) and 59 patients with BLC were enrolled into the study. Concentrations of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), carbohydrate antigen 19-9 ( СА 19-9), prostate-specific antigen (PSA), beta 2 microglobulin (B2M), human-...
Source: Annals of Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Abstract OBJECTIVE: To use adaptive genetic algorithms (AGA) in combination with single-cell flow cytometry technology to develop a noninvasive test to detect bladder cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fifty high grade, cystoscopy confirmed, superficial bladder cancer patients, and 15 healthy donor early morning urine samples were collected in an optimized urine collection media. These samples were then used to develop an assay to distinguish healthy from cancer patients' urine using AGA in combination with single-cell flow cytometry technology. Cell recovery and test performance were verified based on cystoscopy...
Source: Urologic Oncology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Urol Oncol Source Type: research
Conclusions: We demonstrated for the first time the application of rMSI in endourology and we established MPC for detection of BC. This approach allows existing imaging modalities to be combined, and it may significantly improve the detection of bladder cancer.Patient summary: Real-time multispectral imaging was successfully used to combine different imaging aids for more comprehensive illustration of bladder tumors for surgeons. In the future, this technique may allow better detection of bladder tumors and more complete endoscopic resection in cases of cancer.
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Non-muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer;   Urinary Biomarker Interventions:   Diagnostic Test: Xpert Bladder Cancer Monitor;   Diagnostic Test: Flexible cystoscopy (WL/NBI) and urinary cytology Sponsors:   Jørgen Bjerggaard Jensen;   Cepheid Not yet recruiting
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Publication date: Available online 17 September 2019Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Eugene Shkolyar, Xiao Jia, Timothy C. Chang, Dharati Trivedi, Kathleen E. Mach, Max Q.-H. Meng, Lei Xing, Joseph C. LiaoAbstractAdequate tumor detection is critical in complete transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT) to reduce cancer recurrence, but up to 20% of bladder tumors are missed by standard white light cystoscopy. Deep learning augmented cystoscopy may improve tumor localization, intraoperative navigation, and surgical resection of bladder cancer. We aimed to develop a deep learning algorithm for augmented cystoscopic d...
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
MC Abstract The performance of white light (WL) cystoscopy in the diagnostics of bladder cancer can be optimized by the use of modern imaging modalities, such as photodynamic diagnostics (PDD) and narrow band imaging (NBI). Real-time multispectral imaging (rMSI) enables simultaneous imaging of reflectance and fluorescence modalities in multiple spectral bands. We created a multiparametric cystoscopy image by digital overlapping of several modalities, e.g. WL, enhanced vascular contrast (EVC), raw fluorescence mode, protoporphyrin IX and autofluorescence (AF). The technical development and the subsequent...
Source: Der Urologe. Ausg. A - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Urologe A Source Type: research
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