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Mitomycin is an Reference intravenous Opens New Window (IV) medicine. It is usually given once every 4 to 8 weeks. The type and extent of a cancer determines the exact dose and schedule for this medicine.
To prevent bladder cancer from coming back (recurring), mitomycin is given through a Reference urinary catheter Opens New Window directly into the bladder (intravesically) rather than intravenously.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 2, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology