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Urinary Tract Cancers

BCG Bladder Cancer Treatment

10/11/2002

Question:

What does the solution of BCG (bacillus Calmette-Guerin) for treatment of bladder cancer consist of?

Answer:

BCG is a bacteria and the solution is used to suspend the organisms during insertion into the bladder.

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Response by:

Martin I Resnick, MD Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University