A Multi-Institutional Analysis of Outcomes of Patients with Clinically Node Positive Urothelial Bladder Cancer Treated with Induction Chemotherapy and Radical Cystectomy.

@article{ZargarShoshtari2016AMA,
  title={A Multi-Institutional Analysis of Outcomes of Patients with Clinically Node Positive Urothelial Bladder Cancer Treated with Induction Chemotherapy and Radical Cystectomy.},
  author={Kamran Zargar-Shoshtari and Homayoun Zargar and Yair Lotan and Jay Bakul Shah and Bas Wilhelmus Gerardus van Rhijn and Siamak Daneshmand and Philippe Edouard Spiess and Peter C. Black},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2016},
  volume={195 1},
  pages={53-9}
}
PURPOSE Selected patients with bladder cancer with pelvic lymphadenopathy (cN1-3) are treated with induction chemotherapy followed by radical cystectomy. However, the data on clinical outcomes in these patients are limited. In this study we assess pathological and survival outcomes in patients with cN1-3 disease treated with induction chemotherapy and radical cystectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Data were collected on patients from 19 North American and European centers with cT1-4aN1-N3… CONTINUE READING