Karim Chamie, MD, presents 2 cases of patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC), reviews the chosen treatment regimens, and details which clinical and non-clinical factors influence treatment recommendations.
EP. 1: Case 1 Presentation: A 60-Year-Old Woman With Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer (MIBC)
Karim Chamie, MD, presents the case of a 60-year-old patient with stage 3A muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) and explains her risk of disease recurrence and whether the case is similar to the patients he typically sees in his clinical practice.
EP. 2: Determining Cisplatin Eligibility for Patients with MIBC
Dr Chamie explains how cisplatin eligibility is defined in patients with MIBC and how many patients in his practice receive neoadjuvant cisplatin therapy.
EP. 3: Available Adjuvant Therapy Options for Patients with Stage II or III MIBC After Previous Cystectomy
Karim Chamie, MD, reviews the currently available adjuvant therapy options for patients with stage II or III MIBC who received a cystectomy, and whether he would have treated the patient in the presented case or referred her to a medical oncologist.
EP. 4: Communication and Follow-Up Strategies After Referring a Patient with MIBC to Medical Oncology
Dr Chamie describes how he coordinates with medical oncologists after a referral for MIBC, and his strategies for following up with patients.
EP. 5: Case 2 Presentation: A 77-Year-Old Man With MIBC
Karim Chamie, MD, presents the case of a 77-year-old patient with T2N0M0 MIBC and the potential treatment regimen he would suggest.
EP. 6: Unmet Needs and Clinical Challenges in the Management of MIBC
Dr Chamie comments on the significant unmet needs and clinical challenges in the management of MIBC.
EP. 7: Potential Future Approaches to Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Immunotherapy for MIBC
Karim Chamie, MD, explains how he might approach immunotherapy in patients with MIBC if it were available for use in both the neoadjuvant and adjuvant settings in the future.
EP. 8: Clinical Pearls for Community Urologists Treating Patients with MIBC
Dr Chamie shares advice for community urologists treating patients with MIBC.
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