Current management of muscle-invasive bladder cancer

Gemma Sancho, Pablo Maroto, Joan Palou

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Abstract

Management of muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) has changed little in the last twenty years. The gold standard treatment is still cystectomy, but it has a significant negative impact on quality of life. Bladder-preservation strategies can be used in some cases but patient selection for this approach remains unclear. New chemotherapy and biologic agents in combination with surgery or radiotherapy could improve results and these possibilities are currently under investigation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)855-861
JournalClinical and Translational Oncology
Volume13
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011

Keywords

  • Chemotherapy
  • Cystectomy
  • Infi ltrating bladder cancer
  • Radiotherapy
  • Transurethral resection of the bladder

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