Bladder leiomyosarcoma: A review of 10 cases with 5-year follow-up

D. A. Swartz, D. E. Johnson, Alberto Ayala, D. L. Watkins

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Abstract

Of 10 patients with leiomyosarcoma of the bladder followed for a minimum of 5 years 4 remain free of disease at 5, 6 and 9 years, respectively, following partial cystectomy. An additional patient who was treated sequentially by radiation, radical cystectomy and chemoimmunotherapy survived for 10 years before death of metastatic disease. Wide surgical extirpation (partial or radical cystectomy) remains the curative treatment of choice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)200-202
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Urology
Volume133
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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