What is the role of thiotepa and cisplatin 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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Thiotepa was the original chemotherapeutic agent used for bladder cancer. It is now rarely used because of its limited efficacy. Cisplatin also provides limited benefit and is rarely used to treat CIS.


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