Intravesical Instillation Therapy: Alternative Treatments
The high recurrence rate of superficial bladder cancer after transurethral resection (TUR) has stimulated urologists and urological investigators to explore pathways to prevent and/or reduce recurrent tumors. For more than three decades intravesical chemotherapy has been applied, and more recently intravesical immunotherapy has also been proposed. Since 20% of recurrent tumors eventually will progress and/or cause metastases, it is obvious that these forms of intravesical treatment also aim at prevention of progression and/or metastases [1,2].
KeywordsBladder Cancer Bladder Tumor Superficial Bladder Cancer Intravesical Instillation Intravesical Therapy
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