[Neoadjuvant chemotherapy of locally advanced tumors of the bladder: introduction].

@article{Mandressi1990NeoadjuvantCO,
  title={[Neoadjuvant chemotherapy of locally advanced tumors of the bladder: introduction].},
  author={Alberto Mandressi},
  journal={Archivio italiano di urologia, nefrologia, andrologia : organo ufficiale dell'Associazione per la ricerca in urologia = Urological, nephrological, and andrological sciences},
  year={1990},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={215-7}
}
The locally advanced bladder cancer cannot be cured only with cystectomy: in this case the surgery has a palliative meaning and do not relieve the patient from the disease. Adjuvant or neoadjuvant treatments have been proposed to transform a palliative treatment in a curative method. Mainly radiotherapy and chemotherapy have been performed to achieve this… CONTINUE READING