Clinical practice guidelines recommend maintenance with avelumab starting within 10 weeks of competition of cisplatin-based regimens in patients without progression of metastatic bladder cancer with combination chemotherapy. Avelumab plus best supportive care has demonstrated to prolong overall survival compared with best supportive care alone.
Systemic immunotherapy is approved for treatment of metastatic bladder cancer in patients who are ineligible for cisplatin-based therapy or in patients with tumors that have relapsed after cisplatin-based therapy.
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