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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Implementing Risk-aligned Bladder Cancer Surveillance
Principal Investigator:

Florian R. Schroeck

Location: White River Junction, VT
Congressional District Code: 0
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: September 2019 - August 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $212,009
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Patients with early stage bladder cancer undergo frequent surveillance cystoscopy procedures where a camera is inserted into the bladder to detect disease recurrence. This makes cystoscopy the most common surgical procedure in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with 30,000 procedures performed annually. There is international consensus that surveillance for early stage bladder cancer should be aligned with each patient’s risk for recurrence and progression. Risk-aligned surveillance entails...

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