• Medicine
  • Published in
    Journal of the Egyptian…
    2007

Initial results of retrospective study: preoperative transurethral excision plus chemotherapy and radiation therapy and trial of bladder preservation.

@article{ElDeen2007InitialRO,
  title={Initial results of retrospective study: preoperative transurethral excision plus chemotherapy and radiation therapy and trial of bladder preservation.},
  author={Hanan S Gamal El-Deen},
  journal={Journal of the Egyptian National Cancer Institute},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          133-46
        }
}
BACKGROUND For patients with invasive bladder cancer the usual recommended treatment is radical cystectomy, although transurethral resection of the tumor, systemic chemotherapy, and radiotherapy are each effective in some patients. This retrospective study evaluated the experience of the Clinical Oncology Department, Tanta University Hospital with combined modality treatment and selective bladder preservation in patients with muscle-invading bladder cancer with assessment of its safety… CONTINUE READING

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