How initial 6 eek treatment , how the effect is checked. Can T1Grade 3 papillary carcinoma tretaed with BCG
14 Dec 2009
The BCG vaccine side-effects usually improve after a few days. You should see your doctor if the side-effects are not going away.
Rarely, a tuberculosis-like infection can develop. This requires treatment with an anti-tuberculosis medication (not gentamycin)
The choice of treatment depends on the stage of the tumor, the severity of the symptoms, and the presence of other medical conditions.
The BCG vaccine has been shown to be effective for treating some non-muscle invasive bladder cancers.
- BCG Information for Consumers
- BCG Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of BCG (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
If after surgery for multiple tcc, found to be , low grade,, non invasive, and then 6 wks of bcg, a?
reoccurence is found! should the next go-around (surgery and bcg) include 6-more weeks of bcg alone? or mix with interferon? or something else along ...
1 answer • 9 Oct 2009
... how widely is this done and do I have to get it for more than 6 weeks 6x15min as for the bladder. http://www.drugs.com/answers/
0 answers • 19 Mar 2012
I have bladder cancer. My Uroligist tells me that BCG is no longer made in this country. Where may it be obtained???
2 answers • 6 Aug 2012
Patient also has chronic low blood count (< 9.4), beginning stages of Macular degeneration and is 82 years old (but a very alive, active, YOUNG 82)
1 answer • 2 Jan 2013
If semen is swallowed what is the danger
2 answers • 26 Feb 2014