Adjuvant methotrexate, vinblastine, adriamycin, and cisplatin chemotherapy has potential to prevent recurrence of bladder tumors after surgical removal of upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma.

@article{Soga2008AdjuvantMV,
  title={Adjuvant methotrexate, vinblastine, adriamycin, and cisplatin chemotherapy has potential to prevent recurrence of bladder tumors after surgical removal of upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma.},
  author={Norihito Soga and Kiminobu Arima and Yoshiki Sugimura},
  journal={International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 9},
  pages={800-3}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy of adjuvant platinum based chemotherapy in upper urinary tract urothelial cancer following surgical resection in terms of survival benefit and inhibition of bladder cancer recurrence. METHODS Between April 1986 and August 2005, a total of 132 patients with a diagnosis of upper urinary tract urothelial cancer underwent… CONTINUE READING