Bladder cancer most often occurs in the cells lining the bladder.
develop in the bladder and can eventually spread to other organs if not treated. Symptoms of bladder cancer include blood in the urine,
. If the cancer spreads symptoms can include
lower back pain
loss of appetite
, can’t urinate even if need to,
. For diagnosis medical and family history is taken along with physical exams and various tests. Tests include
digital rectal exam
as well as imaging tests including
. If a tumour is present a
and medical or
and surgeons will treat the patient. A transurethral resection of bladder tumour (
) is a surgical procedure to remove a bladder tumour for biopsy to diagnose cancer. Other treatments are
(removal of all or part of the bladder).
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