Low dose Pasteur bacillus Calmette-Guerin regimen in stage T1, grade 3 bladder cancer therapy.

@article{Hurle1996LowDP,
  title={Low dose Pasteur bacillus Calmette-Guerin regimen in stage T1, grade 3 bladder cancer therapy.},
  author={Rodolfo Hurle and A. S{\'a}nchez Losa and Antonio Ranieri and Pierpaolo Graziotti and Antonio Lembo},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1996},
  volume={156 5},
  pages={1602-5}
}
PURPOSE We assessed the effectiveness of intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) for high risk transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 51 patients with stage T1, grade 3 disease was treated with weekly instillations of 75 mg. Pasteur strain BCG for 6 weeks after transurethral resection for bladder cancer. An additional induction course was given to patients with relapse. Tumor-free patients followed a maintenance course with monthly instillations for… CONTINUE READING
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