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A controlled prospective trial on 94 patients evaluated the efficacy of intravesical Pasteur strain bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) administration as prophylaxis against tumor recurrences after complete endoscopic resection of superficial bladder cancer. The treatment schedule, consisting of an initial 6-week course of instillations and a single quarterly(More)
BACKGROUND The selection of the most appropriate antineoplastic agent and optimal treatment schedule for the prophylaxis of superficial bladder cancer against tumor recurrences is the subject of continual investigations. METHODS A controlled prospective trial involving 161 patients evaluated and compared the efficacy of intravesical epirubicin and(More)
A prospective, randomized trial was conducted to evaluate and compare the effects of modified adjuvant intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) and epirubicin regimens in patients with superficial bladder cancer. One hundred thirty-two individuals with recurrent and/or multiple neoplasms, i.e. at high risk for tumour recurrence and progression, were(More)
A prospective randomized trial on 94 eligible patients evaluated and compared the efficacy of adjuvant intravesical epirubicin and bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) after complete resection of multifocal superficial bladder cancer. BCG treatment schedule consisted of an induction 6-week course of instillations (150 mg Pasteur BCG per instillation) and single(More)
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