TURBT is Important

April 20, 2017
by Stephanie Chisolm

URO Today article notes that the precise and thorough resection (TURBT) of all existing tumors remains a critical factor influencing bladder cancer patient outcomes. It can not only reduce the incidence of under-staging, but also can provide the optimal setting for adjuvant therapy (additional cancer treatment given after the primary treatment to lower the risk that the cancer will come back.) Enhanced cystoscopy has a critical role to play in helping urologists in this area, as recommended by the updated AUA/SUO guidelines on NMIBC.

 

Read the article by BCAN Scientific Advisory Board member Ashish Kamat, MD and Kamal Pohar, MD here.

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