May 1, 1989

Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in locally invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder: early results of PVB and CAP therapy

Hinyokika kiyo. Acta urologica Japonica
H MomoseA Iwai

Abstract

A total of 22 patients with locally invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder were treated with neoadjuvant cis-diamminedichloroplatinum (CDDP), vincristine, peplomycin (PVB) or cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, CDDP (CAP) combined with radiation therapy in our institutes between June, 1982 and May, 1988. Twelve patients were entered into the PVB regimen and the remaining 10 patients into the CAP regimen. In the PVB treated group, clinical response was obtained in 2 complete response (CR) and 6 partial response (PR), 8 out of 12 patients (66.7%). Downstaging was noted in 8 out of 12 patients (66.7%). In the CAP treated group, a clinical response was obtained in 1 of CR and in 2 of PR out of the 9 patients with evaluable lesions (33.3%). Downstaging was noted in 6 out of 9 patients (66.7%). There were no significant side effects in either the PVB or CAP treated groups, and these neoadjuvant therapies were well-tolerated. These results indicated that neoadjuvant PVB or CAP combined with radiation therapy would be useful in the management of invasive bladder cancer.

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Doxorubicin
Peplomycin
CAP Regimen 1
Bladder Neoplasm
Peplomycin Sulfate
Cyclophosphamide
TNM Staging System
Bulla
Urinary Bladder Diseases
Vincristine

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