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    Transitional Cell Cancer of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment Options for Transitional Cell Cancer of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter

    Localized Transitional Cell Cancer of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter

    Treatment of localized transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter may include the following:

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    • Surgery (nephroureterectomy or segmental resection of ureter).
    • A clinical trial of fulguration.
    • A clinical trial of laser surgery.
    • A clinical trial of segmental resection of the renal pelvis.
    • A clinical trial of regional chemotherapy.
    • A clinical trial of regional biologic therapy.

    Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with localized transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your doctor about clinical trials that may be right for you. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

    Regional Transitional Cell Cancer of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter

    Treatment of regional transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter is usually done in a clinical trial.

    Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with regional transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your doctor about clinical trials that may be right for you. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

    Metastatic Transitional Cell Cancer of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter

    Treatment of metastatic transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter is usually done in a clinical trial, which may include chemotherapy.

    Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with metastatic transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your doctor about clinical trials that may be right for you. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

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