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S9809, Ciprofloxacin Compared With Cephalexin in Treating Patients With Bladder Cancer


The Effect of Fluoroquinolones on the Disease-Free Interval in Patients With Stage Ta Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder


Chemoprevention therapy is the use of certain drugs to try to prevent the development or recurrence of cancer. It is not yet known whether ciprofloxacin is more effective than cephalexin in preventing cancer recurrence in patients who are undergoing surgery to treat bladder cancer.


Randomized phase III trial to compare the effectiveness of ciprofloxacin with that of cephalexin in preventing recurrence of cancer in patients who are undergoing surgery for bladder cancer.

Study Status: Terminated


Condition Intervention Phase
Bladder Cancer Drug: cephalexin
Procedure: surgical procedure
Drug: Ciprofloxacin
Phase 3

Verified by Southwest Oncology Group March, 2012

Sponsored by: Southwest Oncology Group
Information provided by: Southwest Oncology Group identifier: NCT00003824

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States

David P. Wood, MD., Study Chair

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