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BCG immunotherapy

Follow-up

  • The patient may return home after the treatment.
  • The solution should be kept in the bladder for 2 hours (if he/she is able to) 
  • Then the patient should urinate.

Observations

  • Frequent and burning urination during the first days after each treatment is normal. 
  • Urine tinged with blood may be present.
  • Influenza-type symptoms usually the day of the treatment and the following day are normal. 

Sometimes the patient may experience such intense side effects that treatment must be stopped.

Follow-up

  • The first years after treatment, the patient will have follow-up with cystoscopy every 3 months. 
  • Further investigations are assessed individually.

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