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In NEJM this week, researchers in the UK report on the efficacy of radiotherapy for the treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancer. The team randomly assigned 360 bladder cancer patients to undergo radiotherapy with or without synchronous chemotherapy. The two-year locoregional disease-free survival rate for the combination radiotherapy/chemotherapy group was 67 percent compared to 54 percent for the radiotherapy alone group, the team found.

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