What are protocols for intravesical adjuvant immunotherapy in non–muscle invasive bladder cancer?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Gary David Steinberg, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: E Jason Abel, MD  more...
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BCG 81 mg (TheraCys) or 50 mg (TICE BCG) in 50 mL sterile saline instilled into the bladder through a catheter and held for 2 h; instilled weekly for 6 wk [4]

Maintenance therapy: 81 mg intravesically given on days 1, 8, and 15 of months 3, 6, 12, 18, 24, and 36 after initiation


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