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How do medications treat bladder cancer?

Medications used to treat bladder cancer usually involve one or more chemotherapy drugs. They may be used in tandem with some level of surgery. Since chemotherapy is also responsible for some side effects that may cause nausea and other discomfort, drugs to ease the side-effect reactions may be used. Clinical trials may be going on that you might be able to join that may be searching for new medications to treat bladder cancer.

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