Urine test could cut need for ‘dreaded’ cystoscopy to check for bladder cancer recurrence

Only 44% of patients who took the urine test needed a follow-up cystoscopy.
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A new urine test could spare many bladder cancer survivors a follow up cystoscopy to check for recurrence, researchers report.

The test looks for genetic markers of bladder cancer and may more than halve the number of cystoscopies needed to follow up with high-risk patients, the authors report.