Invasive bladder cancer. Prognostic factors and results of radiotherapy with and without cystectomy.

@article{Mameghan1989InvasiveBC,
  title={Invasive bladder cancer. Prognostic factors and results of radiotherapy with and without cystectomy.},
  author={Hedy Mameghan and Robert B Fisher},
  journal={British journal of urology},
  year={1989},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={251-8}
}
We report the results and complications of treatment in 205 patients with nonmetastatic invasive bladder cancer. Between 1977 and 1982 there were 3 treatment groups: palliative radiotherapy, radical radiotherapy, and pre-operative radiotherapy followed by total cystectomy. Data were complete on each patient until the end of 1985 (minimum follow-up 3 years, median 5.6), when 48 patients were alive without evidence of bladder cancer and 28 had died of intercurrent illness (without clinical… CONTINUE READING

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