Chemotherapeutic Management of Bladder Cancer

  • Donald J. Higby
Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 2)


Transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder is one of the leading causes of cancer death in the United States. The disease is seen most commonly in older age groups and shows a preponderance for males (1). Carcinoma of the bladder is almost certainly produced in the majority of cases by exposure to carcinogenic substances, as evidenced by the higher frequency noted in patients with urinary tract obstruction and the increased incidence in aniline dye workers and smokers (2–4).


Bladder Cancer Transitional Cell Carcinoma Urinary Tract Obstruction Report Response Rate Advanced Bladder Cancer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald J. Higby
    • 1
  1. 1.Roswell Park Memorial InstituteBuffaloUSA

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