The role of hyperthermia as a treatment for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

  title={The role of hyperthermia as a treatment for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer},
  author={Zaher Bahouth and Sarel Halachmi and Boaz Moskovitz and Ofer Nativ},
  journal={Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy},
  pages={189 - 198}
ABSTRACT Non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) has a high tendency for recurrence and progression. Currently, all known intravesical agents are associated with adverse effects (AEs) and limited efficacy. The combination of hyperthermia (HT) with intravesical Mitomycin C (MMC) chemotherapy has been shown to improve outcomes. The added efficacy of HT to MMC was first shown in preclinical studies. The reports on patients with NMIBC have indicated that the treatment is safe and well tolerated… 
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