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Tracy L. Rose, MD, on Bladder Cancer: Gemcitabine, Cisplatin, and Pembrolizumab as Neoadjuvant Therapy

2021 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium

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Tracy L. Rose, MD, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, discusses phase II results of gemcitabine and split-dose cisplatin plus pembrolizumab as neoadjuvant therapy prior to radical cystectomy for patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer. The trial showed this combination treatment is generally safe and may improve pathologic downstaging, but further study is warranted (Abstract 396).



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