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Current management of muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
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PMID:  22126728     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Management of muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) has changed little in the last twenty years. The gold standard treatment is still cystectomy, but it has a significant negative impact on quality of life. Bladder-preservation strategies can be used in some cases but patient selection for this approach remains unclear. New chemotherapy and biologic agents in combination with surgery or radiotherapy could improve results and these possibilities are currently under investigation.
Authors:
G Sancho; P Maroto; J Palou
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical & translational oncology : official publication of the Federation of Spanish Oncology Societies and of the National Cancer Institute of Mexico     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1699-3055     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Transl Oncol     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101247119     Medline TA:  Clin Transl Oncol     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  855-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Radiation Oncology Department, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, IIB Sant Pau, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
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