- Bladder cancer is still the sixth most prevalent cancer in the U.S. in 2021
- The total number of new bladder cancer cases is expected to reach 83,730, with deaths totaling 17,200 this year
- Imagin Medical Inc. is hoping to offer a better standard of care for bladder cancer patients with its i/Blue Imaging System(TM) that improves visualization for resection, potentially lowering recurrence rates
According to American Cancer Society statistics, the number of cases of all types of cancer this year will total almost 1.9 million, with 608,570 deaths, or approximately 5,200 new cases and 1,670 deaths per day (https://ibn.fm/eDdCz). Of those numbers, bladder cancer remains the sixth most prevalent form of cancer in the United States, with an estimated 83,730 (4.4% of total) new cases and 17,200 (2.8% of total) estimated deaths in 2021 and a greater than 50% recurrence rate. The five-year relative survival rate (2010-2016) was reported at 77% - meaning that only 77% of diagnosed patients survived five years after diagnosis (https://ibn.fm/Y9NoK).
One company, Imagin Medical (CSE: IME) (OTCQB: IMEXF), is looking to disrupt the industry, changing how cystoscopies for bladder cancer are performed, with the goal of potentially lowering recurrence rates and ultimately helping improve patients’ lives and long-term outlook. The company’s i/Blue Imaging System(TM) is a...
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