ICUD-EAU international consultation on bladder cancer 2012: Pathology

Mahul B. Amin, Jesse K. McKenney, Gladell P. Paner, Donna E. Hansel, David J. Grignon, Rodolfo Montironi, Oscar Lin, Merce Jorda, Lawrence C. Jenkins, Mark Soloway, Jonathan I. Epstein, Victor E. Reuter

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Context: To present a summary of the 2nd International Consultation on Bladder Cancer recommendations on the pathology of bladder cancer using an evidence-based strategy. Objective: To standardize descriptions of the diagnosis and reporting of urothelial carcinoma of the bladder and help optimize uniformity between individual pathology practices and institutions. Evidence acquisition: A detailed Medline analysis was performed for original articles addressing bladder cancer with regard to pathology. Proceedings from the last 5 yr of major conferences were also searched. Evidence synthesis: The major findings are presented in an evidence-based fashion. Large retrospective and prospective data were analyzed. Conclusions: Providing the best management for patients with bladder neoplasia relies on close cooperation and teamwork among urologists, oncologists, radiologists, and pathologists.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)16-35
Number of pages20
JournalEuropean Urology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Bladder cancer
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Markers
  • Pathology
  • Recommendations
  • Staging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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