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BCG Treatment for Bladder Cancer and Hepatitis
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," I was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 1990, and had two transuretheral removals of tumors. After the second recurrence I received BCG treatment and had ..
BCG Treatment for Bladder Cancer
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," I am presently being treated with a drug named BCG for bladder cancer. The drug is placed into the bladder once a week for six ..
BCG for Bladder Tumors in Dogs
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," Do you have any information on using BCG to reduce the size of bladder tumors in dogs? Lili Duda, VMD, Section Editor of the OncoLink Veterinary ..

Bladder Cancer Survival Similar for Partial, Radical Cystectomy

Sep 21, 2012 - For select patients with bladder cancer, there is no difference in metastasis-free or cancer-specific survival with partial cystectomy or radical cystectomy, but there is an increased risk for intravesical recurrence for those treated with partial cystectomy, according to research published in the October issue of The Journal of Urology.

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