Greene KL

###Greene KL, Konety BR, Stoller ML: Results from the San Francisco Fire Department Bladder Cancer Screening Study. 2008, 179: . Abstract 937thAbout the American Urological Association: Founded in 1902, the company is headquartered near Baltimore, Maryland, the American Urological Association is the pre-eminent professional organization for urologists, with more than 15,000 members throughout the world. An educational nonprofit organization, the AUA pursues its mission to promote the highest standards of urologic care by carrying out a wide range of programs, the members and their patients, including UrologyHealth. An award-winning online patient education resource, and the American Urological Association Foundation.

Researchers investigated this possibility in a screening study of 1,286 active and retired San Francisco Fire Department. From August 2006 to March 2007, the subjects – average age 45 – participated in voluntary urine dipstick testing and point – of-care NMP-22 testing. 93 patients tested positive hematuria and six tested positive NMP-22. These 99 patients were referred for upper tract imaging, cystoscopy and urine cytology. The group tested, a single firefighter positive for NMP-22 and hematuria, with two patients – both retired firefighters – ultimately diagnosed with TCC.

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