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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2001  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 124-126

B. C. G. plus recombinant interferon α2b in superficial bladder cancer


Departments of Urology and Immunology, Institute of Medical Sciences, B.H. U., Varanasi, India

Correspondence Address:
P B Singh
Dept. of Urology, Institute of Medical Sciences, B.H.U., Varanasi - 221 005
India
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We have studied the efficacy of adjuvant therapy in the form of low dose B.C.G. and interferon alpha 2b. In the present study 7patients with superficial bladder car­cinoma (6 recurrent and I primary) have been treated by TURBT and intravesical instillation of B. C. G. 80 mg plus interferon alpha 2b 10 million units weekly for 8 weeks. All patients accepted the therapy without sig­nificant morbidity and complication. Follow-up,period ranges between 11-16 months and none of the patients have developed recurrence till date. Interferon alpha 2b along with B.C.G. is a good al­ternative agent, for prophylaxis in case of high grade and recurrent bladder tumour


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