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Bladder cancer treatment

Bladder cancer treatment

If you’ve been diagnosed with bladder cancer, your cancer care team will discuss your treatment options with you. It’s important that you think carefully about your choices. You will want to weigh the benefits of each treatment option against the

Bladder cancer stages


What is the stage of a cancer? The stage of a bladder cancer describes how far it has spread. It’s one of the most important factors in choosing treatment options and predicting a person’s prognosis (outlook). If you have bladder

Bladder cancer risk factors


A risk factor is anything that changes your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. Some risk factors, like smoking, can be changed. Others, like a person’s age or family history, can’t be

Signs and symptoms of bladder cancer


Bladder cancer can often be found early because it causes blood in the urine or other urinary symptoms. Blood in the urine In most cases, blood in the urine (called hematuria) is the first sign of bladder cancer. Sometimes, there

What is bladder cancer?

bladder cancer

Bladder cancer begins when cells in the urinary bladder start to grow uncontrollably. As more cancer cells develop, they can form a tumor and spread to other areas of the body. (To learn more about how cancers start and spread,