Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer (image) NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute Caption Bladder cancer is estimated to result in more than 15,000 deaths in the US in 2014. Muscle-invasive bladder cancer is the deadliest type of the disease. Credit Image courtesy of Jonathan Bailey of the National Human Genome Research Institute Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.