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Combined cisplatin and radiation therapy in patients with invasive bladder cancer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2228496     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thirty-five patients with T2-T4 invasive bladder cancer were treated with combined cisplatin and radiation therapy. In 18 patients radical cystectomy was performed after the combined therapy. In the other 17 patients radical cystectomy could not be performed for various reasons. Pathological examination of the cystectomy specimens showed down-staging in 66.7% and no residual tumour in 33.3%. These results suggest a synergistic action of cisplatin and radiation. Side effects were not severe and were well tolerated. This combined therapy of cisplatin and radiation is very effective for invasive bladder cancer.
Authors:
Y Mori; H Ihara; H Shima; K Shimada; M Arima; F Ikoma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International urology and nephrology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0301-1623     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Urol Nephrol     Publication Date:  1990  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-12-18     Completed Date:  1990-12-18     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0262521     Medline TA:  Int Urol Nephrol     Country:  HUNGARY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  337-44     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Cisplatin / adverse effects,  therapeutic use*
Combined Modality Therapy
Cystectomy
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Staging
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms / drug therapy*,  pathology,  radiotherapy*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
15663-27-1/Cisplatin

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