Urinary Tract System. Bladder Cancer. Bladder Cancer. What are some types of bladder cancer? Transitional cell (urothelial) carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma Adenocarcinoma. Bladder Cancer. What causes bladder cancer?
Urinary Tract System
What are some types of bladder cancer?
Transitional cell (urothelial) carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma
What causes bladder cancer?
There is not really a know reason as to what the causes are, but the following are some risk factors:
Chronic bladder irritation
What are some symptoms?
Visible blood in the urine
Hematuria - the presence of microscopic red blood cells (RBCs) in the urine.
Urgency - frequently feeling the need to urinate without results.
Pelvic or flank pain
How is bladder cancer determined?
Rectal or vaginal examination
Intravenous pyelogram (IVP)
Bladder tumor marker studies
Computed tomography scan
What are the stages of bladder cancer?
Are there ways to try to prevent bladder cancer?
Don’t play with chemicals
Drink plenty of liquids
Sarah E. Whitcomb