What are the NCCN diagnostic guidelines for noninvasive bladder cancer?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Kara N Babaian, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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If cystoscopy indicates noninvasive disease, the NCCN guidelines recommend the following further studies [1] :

  • Imaging of the upper tract collecting system
  • If the cystoscopic appearance of the tumor is solid (sessile) or high-grade, consideration of a CT scan or MRI of the abdomen and pelvis before the TURBT

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