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Bladder Cancer treatment details. Radiation. Karadeniz Technical University , Trabzon, Turkey



Survival: 27.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Radiation
   
Drugs:
Country: Turkey
   
City/State/Province: Trabzon
   
Hospital: Karadeniz Technical University
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 7/2015

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 188 elderly invasive bladder cancer patients. The average patient age was 75.5 years (range 70-91) and 88.3% were male.

Treatment:
Patients received concomitant boost and accelerated hyperfractionated radiation therapy (CBAHRT).

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included grade 2-4 gastrointestinal toxicity and genitourinary toxicity.

Results:
The median overall survival was 27 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Emine Canyilmaz; email: dremocan@yahoo.com

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