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Blue Light Cystoscopy for Detection and Treatment of Bladder Cancer

DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital is the only hospital in Michigan and one of a select few medical centers nationwide to offer blue light cystoscopy, a unique new technology used to detect and diagnose bladder cancer. Also known as Cysview®, this newly approved optical imaging procedure helps physicians pinpoint bladder tumors in patients with known or suspected bladder cancer, based on prior examination.

DMC Sinai-Grace First Michigan Hospital to Offer Blue Light Cystoscopy to Improve Bladder Cancer Detection from Detroit Medical Center on Vimeo.

Patient Blue Light from Detroit Medical Center on Vimeo.


Cysview is a colorless contrast solution that accumulates in rapidly growing (cancerous) cells and results in fluorescence under a blue light, enabling physicians to detect lesions in the bladder.

In the images below, the tumor is undetectable in the bladder under the previously-used white light (left), but with Cysview, the tumor is visible and appears fluorescent under blue light (right).


Benefits of blue light cystoscopy include:

  • Advancing care for patients in and around Detroit with the best tools available
  • Better margins and better resection of tumors, resulting in decreased rates of tumor recurrence

DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital is currently the only medical facility in Michigan to offer the blue light cystoscopy and one of a select few nationwide.
Read more about blue light cystoscopy.

The following Urologists provide Blue Light Technology – click the name to view a profile and/or request an appointment:
Mazen Abdelhady, MD 
Chirpriya Dhabuwala, MD
Tewodros Fesseha, MD 
Melvin Hollowell, MD 
Velji K. Kansara, MD
Conrad Maitland, MD
Ranko Miocinovic, MD
Jason Wynberg, MD

For an appointment or more information, please call 1-888-DMC-2500.

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