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    Medical Reference Related to Bladder Cancer

    1. Transurethral Resection (TUR) for Bladder Cancer

      Transurethral resection (TUR) of the bladder is a surgical procedure that is used both to diagnose bladder cancer and to remove cancerous tissue from the bladder.

    2. Bladder Cancer - Topic Overview

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

    3. Urostomy Care - Topic Overview

      A urostomy is a surgical procedure that removes a diseased or damaged bladder and creates a channel (urinary diversion) for urine to flow to the outside of the body through an opening in the abdomen. Part of the ureters may also be removed. A small segment of the small or large intestine is used to create the channel,and this segment is brought to the opening in the abdominal skin. This ...

    4. Bladder Cancer - Exams and Tests

      To determine whether bladder cancer may be the cause of your urinary symptoms, your health professional will evaluate you.

    5. Bladder Cancer - Symptoms

      The most common symptoms of bladder cancer.

    6. Bladder Cancer - What Happens

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

    7. Bladder Cancer - Other Treatment

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

    8. Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer

      Cystectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the bladder to treat bladder cancer that has spread into the bladder wall (stages II and III) or to treat cancer that has come back (recurred) following initial treatment.

    9. Bladder Cancer - When To Call a Doctor

      If you have been diagnosed with bladder cancer, be sure to follow your health professional's instructions about calling when you have problems, new symptoms, or symptoms that get worse.

    10. Bladder Cancer - Medications

      Medications may be used to control the growth of bladder cancer cells and to relieve symptoms.

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