Comparison of BCG and Mitomycin in treating urinary bladder tumor

Dr. Namrah Iqbal, Dr. Muhammad Mateen Javaid, Dr. Zainab Chaudhary


Objective: Comparison of Mitomycin C and BCG in treating urinary bladder cancer to devise better agent with less complications and good outcomes.

Materials and Methods: The study was conducted at Mayo hospital, Lahore from January 2017 to January 2018. It included 60 patients suffering from urinary bladder tumor.

Results: The complications such as fever, hematuria and dysuria were more associated with BCG; however, it was found to be associated with less recurrence rate as compared to MMC.

Conclusion: BCG is more recommended to be used for treating urinary bladder cancer as compared to MMC.

Key Words: bladder cancer, BCG, MMC,

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