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Bladder Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. University of Turin, Turin, Italy



Survival: 44.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 3
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Turin
   
Hospital: University of Turin
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 7/2013

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 18 patients with carcinoma in situ (CIS) of the bladder. The median patient age was 75 years and 88.8% were male.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with gemcitabine.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were grade 3 cystitis (bladder inflammation), pain, and leucopenia.

Results:
The median overall survival was 44 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Paolo Gontero; email: paolo.gontero@unito.it

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