Delayed local recurrence following radiation therapy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer emphasizing the need for lifelong surveillance: A case report

Rajitha Sunkara, Rajinikanth Ayyathurai, Alan Nieder, Murugesan Manoharan

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Abstract

We report a case of a 68-year-old gentleman who developed a delayed local recurrence 30 years following curative radiation treatment for muscle-invasive bladder cancer. This case emphasizes the importance of lifelong post-treatment surveillance for bladder cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)166-168
Number of pages3
JournalTheScientificWorldJournal
Volume8
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 19 2008

Keywords

  • Bladder cancer
  • Delayed local recurrence
  • Muscle invasive
  • Surveillance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Medicine(all)

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