Developments in intravesical therapy for non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

  title={Developments in intravesical therapy for non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.},
  author={Rianne J. M. Lammers and Johannes Alfred Witjes},
  journal={Expert review of anticancer therapy},
  volume={11 9},
Non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer is a frequent and heterogeneous disease with varying oncologic outcomes. The main goal in treating is to prevent recurrences and progression to muscle-invasive disease. Developments to improve the quality of transurethral resection of the bladder tumor and new chemotherapeutic options, including two device-assisted therapies, are being discussed. A problem is failure of intravesical therapy, especially failure after bacillus Calmette-Guérin treatment… CONTINUE READING