Prospective randomized comparison of intravesical BCG therapy with standard dose versus low doses in superficial bladder cancer

  title={Prospective randomized comparison of intravesical BCG therapy with standard dose versus low doses in superficial bladder cancer},
  author={Fatih Rustu Yalcinkaya and L. Kamiş and O. {\"O}zteke and B{\"u}lent G{\"u}nl{\"u}soy and Orhan Gazi Yiğitbaşi and Serhat {\"U}nal},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
In this study, we evaluated low dose intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) therapy following transurethral resection (TUR) in 80 patients with superficial bladder cancer. The patients were divided into two groups. Of the Connaught BCG strain 81 mg was given to 40 patients in Group 1 and 54 mg to the remainder of 40 patients in Group 2. BCG was introduced once a week for 6 weeks. Tumour recurrence was seen in 6 patients in Group 1 and in 10 patients in Group 2. Recurrence rates per month… CONTINUE READING
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