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Bladder Cancer

General Information About Bladder Cancer

Key Points

  • Bladder cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the bladder.
  • Smoking can affect the risk of bladder cancer.
  • Signs and symptoms of bladder cancer include blood in the urine and pain during urination.
  • Tests that examine the urine and bladder are used to help detect (find) and diagnose bladder cancer.
  • Certain factors affect prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options.

Bladder cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the bladder.


Understanding Bladder Cancer

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  • Treatment Option Overview
  • Treatment Options by Stage
  • Treatment Options for Recurrent Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
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  • What You Need To Know about Bladder Cancer

  • Additional Information

  • Symptoms and Tests
  • Treatment
  • Complications
  • The Body
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    Last Updated: May 13, 2016