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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 262-268

Role of systemic peri-operative chemotherapy in management of transitional cell carcinoma of bladder


1 Department of Urology, Dr RML Hospital and PGIMER, New Delhi, India
2 Academic & Research, Medanta Institute of Kidney and Urology, Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon, Formerly Professor and Head, Department of Urology All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Narmada P Gupta
Academic & Research,Urology, Medanta Institute of Kidney and Urology Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon, Delhi NCR
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.82847

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Bladder cancer has variable biological behavior pattern in different individuals and the debate regarding peri-operative use of systemic chemotherapy with the surgical management remains. The optimal treatment strategy, regimen and the timing of peri-operative chemotherapy are not yet known. Here we review the existing literature for the use of systemic peri-operative chemotherapy in management of advanced bladder cancer.


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