Preoperative irradiation and cystectomy for bladder cancer Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cystadenocarcinoma
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • Between 1971 and 1974, 101 patients at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center underwent planned integrated treatment for bladder cancer with 2000 rads by megavoltage delivered to the whole pelvis over five consecutive days followed by radical cystectomy within a week. The overall five-year survival rate was 39%; the hospital mortality rate was 2%. In the pelvis alone tumor recurred in 9% of the patients. These results support other studies demonstrating the efficacy of this and other regimens of preoperative irradiation and cystectomy.

publication date

  • January 1982

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/1097-0142(19820301)49:5<869::AID-CNCR2820490508>3.0.CO;2-2

PubMed ID

  • 6800628

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 869

end page

  • 73

volume

  • 49

number

  • 5