When can BCG be used to treat bladder cancer that has recurred?

Advertisement
Advertisement
It depends on the length of time to when the cancer recurs. The classic rule is if you’ve given BCG and the cancer recurs two years later, it’s worth trying again. If it recurs more rapidly than that, the tumor tends to be pretty resistant to BCG.

Continue Learning about Vaccine

Vaccine

Vaccine

Vaccines work to protect your body against germs. Because of vaccines, many of the diseases that can cause severe sickness, handicaps and death have been eradicated. Learn more from our experts about vaccines.

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.