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Lack of progress in bladder cancer—what are the obstacles?

Research has revealed what we already suspected—randomized controlled trials are lacking in the field of bladder cancer. Many areas require further investigation, and we must try to incentivize clinicians to perform the much-needed trials. A newly established patient advocacy group will be invaluable in this endeavour.

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The author declares he has acted as a consultant and received grant/research support (inc. clinical trials) from Allergan, Photocure and Sanofi-Aventis.

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Soloway, M. Lack of progress in bladder cancer—what are the obstacles?. Nat Rev Urol 10, 5–6 (2013).

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