Biochemical parameters of blood in different grades of bladder cancer

D. Vasilyuk, V. Dmytryk, T. Luhovska, P. Yakovlev
ESC "Institute of Biology and Medicine", Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv; ESC "Institute of Biology and Medicine", Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv; ESC "Institute of Biology and Medicine", Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv; O. Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv


The frequency of diagnosed cancer is increasing. Bladder cancer (BC) is the 7th most frequent case of oncological diseases among men, and
17th among women all around the world. BC is more common in developed countries, in the western world there are the 4th most frequent cases
among man and the 9th among women. This disease is characterized by a high mortality rate. There is a lack of diagnostic methods in comparison
with other urological oncological diseases. Important diagnostic studies depending on the histopathological gradation. Malignant cells are
characterized by high proliferative capacity, which is provided by inflammatory molecules, such as IL-1β and IL-6. In parallel with chronic
inflammatory processes, increased vascular permeability can lead to a change in the concentration of toxins, metabolites, and products of tissue
disintegration in tumors. During malignant diseases, significant changes in the microcirculation system can occur, as a result of which there is a
disruption in the functions of the lymphatic system, metabolic disturbances and as result – changes in biochemical parameters of the blood. A
general clinical blood test, especially the number of leukocytes, indicates a significant response of cellular immunity in cancer patients. The
slightest deviations in the hematological parameters may indicate the progression of cancer. In our study of the biochemical parameters of the
blood of patients with BC, the dependence of the parameters of the general clinical analysis and certain biochemical blood tests on the BC stage on
histopathological gradation is traced. Determination of the investigated parameters in blood in patients with BC revealed an increase in the content
of pro-inflammatory cytokines, the vascular endothelial growth factor, urea, creatinine, the number of leukocytes and neutrophils. Also, we showed
a decrease in the number of erythrocytes, monocytes, lymphocytes, and eosinophils in dependence on histopathological graduation.


bladder cancer, IL-1β, IL-6, VEGF,complete blood count, biochemical parameters,histopathological graduation

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Received revised version: 8.10.2018

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