Impact of adjuvant chemotherapy on patients with lymph node metastasis at the time of radical cystectomy.

@article{Guzzo2010ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of adjuvant chemotherapy on patients with lymph node metastasis at the time of radical cystectomy.},
  author={Thomas J. Guzzo and Matthew Jason Resnick and Daniel J. Canter and Arturo Balandra and Meredith R. Bergey and Laurie Magerfleisch and John E. Tomaszewski and David J. Vaughn and Stanley Bruce Malkowicz},
  journal={The Canadian journal of urology},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={5465-71}
}
INTRODUCTION Radical cystectomy (RC) remains the gold standard treatment for patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Unfortunately, a significant proportion of patients will have lymph node involvement at the time of RC. We set out to determine the impact of adjuvant cisplatin-based chemotherapy (AC) in a cohort of lymph node positive patients following RC. PATIENTS AND METHODS We reviewed our RC database and isolated patients with lymph node positive disease at the time of RC… CONTINUE READING