[Treatment of superficial tumors of the bladder].

  title={[Treatment of superficial tumors of the bladder].},
  author={J J Patard and Dominique K. Chopin and Cl{\'e}ment Claude Abbou},
  journal={Cancer radiotherapie : journal de la Societe francaise de radiotherapie oncologique},
  volume={2 Suppl 1},
Superficial bladder cancer includes T1, Ta, TIS transitional cell carcinomas of the TNM classification. These tumors represent a spectrum disease with different biological behavior. Some tumors may recur on the same mode for years, others have a definite metastatic risk in the short range. The main difficulty in the management of these tumors is to predict their potential aggressiveness based on clinicopathological parameters. Their management is based on the initial endoscopy and… CONTINUE READING