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Study Finds Good Response Rates with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Advanced Urologic Cancers

New research is helping scientists better understand gene modification’s effects on many forms of bladder cancer. Additionally, results from numerous recent studies seem to foreshadow a change of tide in the management of many urologic cancers in the coming years.


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