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Small cell carcinoma of the bladder
Article published in Urologia Polska 2007/60/4.


Tomasz Borkowski, Bolesław Kuzaka, Paweł Szalecki, Joanna Sańko-Resmer, Roman Pykało
Katedra i Klinika Urologii Akademii Medycznej w Warszawie
Klinika Immunologii, Transplantologii i Chorób Wewnętrznych Instytutu Transplantologii Akademii Medycznej w Warszawie
Zakład Anatomii Patologicznej Akademii Medycznej w Warszawie


uriniary bladder, small cell carcinoma of the bladder, bladder carcinoma, cystectomy


Authors present 3 cases of patients with small-cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder, treated at the Urology Department of Medical Academy in Warsaw in the years 2002-2004. Two patients were treated with the use of chemotherapy and the third underwent cystectomy
and Bricker operation. The first two patients died due to dissemination of the disease during chemotherapy, and the third is alive and his condition 3 years after the operation is good. The authors stressed, that whenever it was possible a combined approach with surgical intervention and consequent chemotherapy seemed to be the best treatment option.


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