Preoperative chemotherapy for bladder cancer: a standard waits to be optimally deployed.

@article{Sonpavde2012PreoperativeCF,
  title={Preoperative chemotherapy for bladder cancer: a standard waits to be optimally deployed.},
  author={Guru P Sonpavde and Shahrokh F Shariat},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={8-11}
}
Recurrence of disease in patients with muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UCB) is characterized by distant metastases. Evidence supports the use of neoadjuvant, cisplatin-based combination chemotherapy for resectable clinical (c)T2-T4aN0M0 stage UCB preceding radical cystectomy (RC). However, the adjuvant chemotherapy (AC) literature is… CONTINUE READING