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Valrubicin (Inside the bladder)

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Valrubicin is used as a solution that is run through a tube (instilled through a catheter) into the bladder to treat bladder cancer. Valrubicin is to be administered only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor… Read more
Brand names include
Valstar
Drug classes About this
Antineoplastic Agent

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Evidence reviews

Emerging Approaches to Diagnosis and Treatment of Non–Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer [Internet]

Non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) frequently recurs and can progress to muscle-invasive disease. This report reviews the current evidence on emerging approaches to diagnosing and treating bladder cancer.

Treatment of Nonmetastatic Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer [Internet]

Although the standard treatment for nonmetastatic muscle-invasive bladder cancer is cystectomy and neoadjuvant chemotherapy, there is interest in bladder-preserving therapy as an alternative, and there is uncertainty about the need for and optimal extent of lymph node dissection and optimal chemotherapy regimens and timing of administration.

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