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  1. Bladder Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Bladder Cancer

    For more information from the National Cancer Institute about bladder cancer, see the following:Bladder Cancer Home PageWhat You Need to Know About™ Bladder CancerBladder and Other Urothelial Cancers ScreeningUnusual Cancers of ChildhoodDrugs Approved for Bladder CancerBiological Therapies for CancerSmoking Home Page (Includes help with quitting)For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:What You Need to Know About™ CancerUnderstanding Cancer Series: CancerCancer StagingChemotherapy and You: Support for People With CancerRadiation Therapy and You: Support for People With CancerCoping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative CareQuestions to Ask Your Doctor About CancerCancer LibraryInformation For Survivors/Caregivers/Advocates

  2. Bladder Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment Option Overview

    There are different types of treatment for patients with bladder cancer. Different types of treatment are available for patients with bladder cancer. Some treatments are standard (the currently used treatment), and some are being tested in clinical trials. A treatment clinical trial is a research study meant to help improve current treatments or obtain information on new treatments for patients with cancer. When clinical trials show that a new treatment is better than the standard treatment, the new treatment may become the standard treatment. Patients may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. Some clinical trials are open only to patients who have not started treatment. Four types of standard treatment are used:Surgery One of the following types of surgery may be done: Transurethral resection (TUR) with fulguration: Surgery in which a cystoscope (a thin lighted tube) is inserted into the bladder through the urethra. A tool with a small wire loop on the end is then used

  3. Understanding Bladder Cancer -- the Basics

    WebMD's guide to bladder cancer basics.

  4. Understanding Bladder Cancer -- Diagnosis and Treatment

    Learn about bladder cancer diagnosis and treatments from the experts at WebMD.

  5. Understanding Bladder Cancer -- Prevention

    WebMD's guide to reducing your risk of developing bladder cancer.

  6. Understanding Bladder Cancer -- Symptoms

    WebMD's guide to the symptoms of bladder cancer.

  7. Bladder Cancer - Surgery

    There are two main surgeries for bladder cancer.

  8. Bladder Cancer - Topic Overview

    Bladder cancer is the rapid growth of abnormal cells in the lining of the bladder.

  9. Bladder Cancer - Symptoms

    The most common symptoms of bladder cancer.

  10. Bladder Cancer - Other Treatment

    Radiation treatment for bladder cancer uses high - energy X - rays to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors.

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