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Are there less toxic chemotherapeutic agents than carboplatin for treating bladder cancer?
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Discuss w oncologist
Always best to first discuss with both your urologist & your oncologist.
. Carboplatin is far less toxic than Cisplatin & side effects (se) of nausea & vomiting are much less. An alternative might be fractionated dose chemotherapy, where same dose is split up over a few successive days. This usually reslts in fewer se. Always consider 2nd opinion but please don't refuse treatment. Good luck.

In brief: Discuss w oncologist
Always best to first discuss with both your urologist & your oncologist.
. Carboplatin is far less toxic than Cisplatin & side effects (se) of nausea & vomiting are much less. An alternative might be fractionated dose chemotherapy, where same dose is split up over a few successive days. This usually reslts in fewer se. Always consider 2nd opinion but please don't refuse treatment. Good luck.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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In brief: Bladder ca chemo
Other agents for bladder ca.
...I think all are toxic in one way or another.

In brief: Bladder ca chemo
Other agents for bladder ca.
...I think all are toxic in one way or another.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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