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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 - Surgery

    There are two main surgeries for bladder cancer.

  3. 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.

  4. Bladder Cancer - Cause

    The cause of bladder cancer is not known. Changes in the genetic material (DNA) of bladder cells may play a role.

  5. Bladder Cancer - Symptoms

    The most common symptoms of bladder cancer.

  6. Bladder Cancer - Home Treatment

    If you are receiving radiation therapy or chemotherapy to treat any stage of bladder cancer, you can use home treatment to help manage the side effects that may be caused by these treatments.

  7. Bladder Cancer - Topic Overview

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

  8. Bladder Cancer - What Happens

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

  9. 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 ...

  10. Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) for Bladder Cancer

    Drug details for Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) for bladder cancer.

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