Article Abstract

Detection of circulating tumor DNA for advanced bladder cancer: where are we going?

Authors: Rafael Morales-Barrera, Macarena González, Cristina Suárez, Joan Carles

Abstract

Bladder cancer (BC) is the ninth most common malignant disease and the thirteenth most common cause of cancer death worldwide. In 2012, 429,793 cases of BC were diagnosed and nearly 165,000 deaths were recorded globally (1).