CANCER DE VEJIGA URINARIA- BIOLOGÍA MOLECULAR Y BCG: OR 60% en cancer residual, OR 75% Cis, MDR 70% a 5 años. Mecanismo: secrecion de. En esta visión global de la inmunoterapia con Bacilo de Calmette-Guerin (BCG) en la profilaxis y tratamiento del cáncer vesical superficial, se discuten una. El cáncer de vejiga es la segunda causa más común de cáncer en el tracto urinario. el bacilo de Calmette-Guérin (BCG), sin determinar aún cuál es el más.

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With intravesical therapy, the doctor puts a liquid drug directly into the bladder through a catheter rather gejiga giving it by mouth or injecting it into a vein.

The drug can affect the cells lining the bladder without having major effects in other parts of the body. Intravesical therapy is used after transurethral resection of bladder tumor TURBT for non-invasive stage 0 or minimally invasive stage I bladder cancers to help keep the cancer from coming back. It is used only for these early-stage cancers because medicines given this way cncer affect the cells lining the inside of the bladder, with little to no effect on cells elsewhere.

This means that any cancer cells outside of the bladder lining, including those that have grown deeply into the bladder wall, are not treated. Bacillus Calmette-Guerin BCG is the main intravesical immunotherapy for treating early-stage bladder cancer.


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BCG is put directly into the bladder through a catheter. Sometimes long-term maintenance BCG therapy is given. Treatment with BCG can cause symptoms that feel like having the flu, such as fever, chills, and fatigue.

It can bcb cause a burning feeling in the bladder. Rarely, BCG can spread through the body, leading to a serious infection. If this happens, call your doctor right away. You might want to ask about other serious side effects that would warrant a call to your doctor. For this treatment, chemotherapy chemo drugs are put directly into the bladder through a catheter.

These drugs kill actively growing cancer cells. Many of these same drugs can also vejiag given systemically usually into a vein to treat more advanced stages of bladder cancer. Mitomycin is the drug used most often for intravesical chemotherapy.

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Other drugs that can be used include valrubicindocetaxelthiotepaand gemcitabine. Delivery of mitomycin into the bladder along with heating the inside of the bladder, a treatment called electromotive mitomycin therapymay work even better than giving intravesical mitomycin the usual way.

A major advantage of giving chemo directly into the bladder instead of injecting it into the bloodstream is that the drugs usually do not reach other parts of the body.


This helps people avoid many of the side effects that can occur with chemo. The American Cancer Society medical and editorial content team Our team is made up of doctors and master’s-prepared nurses with deep knowledge of cancer care as well as journalists, editors, and translators with extensive experience in medical writing.

January 26, Last Revised: For reprint requests, please see our Content Usage Policy. Bladder Cancer Treating Bladder Cancer. Intravesical Therapy for Bladder Cancer. Vejigaa drug can affect caancer cells lining the bladder without having major effects in other parts of the body When might intravesical therapy be used?

Types of intravesical therapy There are two types of intravesical therapy: Intravesical chemotherapy For this treatment, vejiva chemo drugs are put directly into the bladder through a catheter.

The main side effects of intravesical chemo are irritation and a burning feeling in the bladder. See all references for Bladder Cancer. More In Bladder Cancer. Close Select A Cxncer Lodge.

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