Histological Variants in Bladder Cancer—Small Cell Carcinoma

  • Sanchia S. GoonewardeneEmail author
  • Raj Persad
  • Hanif Motiwala
  • David Albala


Small-cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder is a rare and aggressive type of bladder cancer that has a poor prognosis (Thota et al. in Clin Genitourin Cancer 11(2):73–77, 2013). The incidence has been gradually increasing because of the aging population (Thota et al. in Clin Genitourin Cancer 11(2):73–77, 2013). Owing to its rarity there are no available treatment guidelines (Thota et al. in Clin Genitourin Cancer 11(2):73–77, 2013). This chapter covers management.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
    • 1
    Email author
  • Raj Persad
    • 2
  • Hanif Motiwala
    • 3
  • David Albala
    • 4
  1. 1.East of England DeaneryNorfolk and Norwich University HospitalNorwichUK
  2. 2.North Bristol NHS TrustBristolUK
  3. 3.Southend University HospitalWestcliff-on-SeaUK
  4. 4.Boston UniversityBostonUSA

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