What is the role of doxorubicin in bladder carcinoma in situ treatment?

Updated: Oct 24, 2019
  • Author: Stanley A Brosman, MD; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Doxorubicin (Adriamycin) is a chemotherapy agent that can be effective, although comparison studies indicate that it is not as effective as mitomycin-C or BCG. It is administered in a dose of 50 mg in 50 mL of saline.


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