Urine Cytology May Not Improve Hematuria Evaluation for Bladder Cancer


Urine cytology provides no added benefit when evaluating hematuria as part of a diagnostic workup for bladder cancer or upper tract urothelial cancer (UTUC) and should not be performed routinely in this setting, British researchers concluded.

British investigators concluded that urine cytology misses a significant number of muscle-invasive bladder cancers.