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Adjuvant intravesical bacillus calmette-guérin therapy and survival among elderly patients with non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of oncology practice / American Society of Clinical Oncology
Publication Date
Volume
9
Issue
2
Pages
92–98
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1200/JOP.2011.000480
PMID: 23814517
Source
Medline
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Unknown

Abstract

Despite guidelines recommending its use, BCG is administered to less than one quarter of eligible patients. This large population-based study found improved OS and BCSS were associated with use of adjuvant intravesical BCG among older patients with NMIBC. Better-designed clinical trials focusing on higher-grade cancers are needed to confirm these findings.

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