Chapter 7. Treatment Options in Superficial (pTa/pT1/CIS) Bladder Cancer

  1. Jonathan Waxman BSc, MD, MBBS, FRCP
  1. J. L. Ockrim and
  2. P. D. Abe

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch7

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

How to Cite

Ockrim, J. L. and Abe, P. D. (2002) Treatment Options in Superficial (pTa/pT1/CIS) Bladder Cancer, in Treatment Options in Urological Cancer (ed J. Waxman), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Department of Cancer Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055890

Online ISBN: 9780470757147

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Keywords:

  • superficial bladder cancer;
  • tumour prophylaxis;
  • pTa/pT1 disease;
  • carcinoma in situ;
  • tumour resection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Current issues in tumour classification

  • Natural history of superficial bladder cancer

  • Role of transurethral surveillance and tumour resection

  • reatment options in G3pT1 disease

  • Role of alternative therapies

  • Conclusion