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Description: Bladder cancer is occured when cells inside the urinary bladder start to develop uncontrollably. As more cancer cells develop, they can form a tumor and spread to other organs of the body.

 
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1. Intravesical immunotherapy

Immunotherapy makes to attack the cancer cells. Bacillus Calmette-Guerin therapy:(BCG) is the primary intravesical immunotherapy for managing early-stage bladder cancer. BCG is a germ that is related to the one that causes tuberculosis (TB), but it doesn’t mainly cause serious disease. BCG is passed directly into the bladder through a catheter. The body’s defensive system will be attracted to the bladder and activated by BCG, which in turn attack the bladder cancer cells.
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2. Intravesical chemotherapy

chemotherapy (chemo) medicines are passed by catheter to bladder. These medicines kill actively developing cancer cells. lots of these same medicines can also be given in a organized manner to treat more advanced levels of bladder cancer. Mitomycin is the medicine used frequently for intravesical chemotherapy. Other medicines that can be included is valrubicin, docetaxel, thiotepa, and gemcitabine. Distribution of mitomycin inside the bladder accompaning with heating effect given inside the bladder, a treatment called electromotive mitomycin therapy, may work even greater than giving intravesical mitomycin the usual way.
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