Management of superficial recurrences in an irradiated bladder after combined-modality organ-preserving therapy.

@article{Weiss2008ManagementOS,
  title={Management of superficial recurrences in an irradiated bladder after combined-modality organ-preserving therapy.},
  author={Christian Weiss and Michael Wittlinger and Dirk Gerhard Engehausen and Frens Steffen Krause and Oliver Ott and Juergen Dunst and Rolf Sauer and Claus Michael R{\"o}del},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2008},
  volume={70 5},
  pages={1502-6}
}
PURPOSE Standard treatment for superficial bladder cancer is transurethral resection of the bladder tumor (TURBT) followed by intravesical therapy. Little is known about the biologic behavior and treatment response of superficial disease within an irradiated bladder. We specifically analyzed patients who developed superficial recurrence after TURBT and radiotherapy or radiochemotherapy. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between 1982 and 2006, a total of 531 consecutive patients with invasive bladder… CONTINUE READING

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