Skip to content

Bladder Cancer Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Bladder Cancer

  1. Bladder Cancer - Prevention

    Bladder cancer cannot be prevented, but you may be able to reduce some of your risk factors for developing it.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Suprapubic Catheter Care - Topic Overview

    What is a suprapubic catheter?A suprapubic catheter is a thin, sterile tube used to drain urine from your bladder when you cannot urinate. This type of catheter is used if you aren't able to use a catheter that is inserted into the urethra. The urethra carries urine from the bladder out of the body.Your doctor inserts the catheter into the bladder through a cut (incision) in your lower belly, just above the pubic bone.When the catheter is in the bladder, a small balloon is inflated to keep the catheter in place. The urine drains from the bladder into a bag that is usually attached to the thigh. Sometimes the catheter tube has a valve that lets you drain the urine into the toilet or other container. You may need this type of catheter if you have nerve damage or if you have problems with your bladder or urethra.How long you have the catheter depends on why you have it. Many people need it for long periods of time. Having a catheter for a long time increases the risk of getting a urinary

  5. Bladder Cancer Clinical Trials

    Here are resources for those with bladder cancer who are interested in participating in a clinical trial.

Displaying 61 - 65 of 65 Articles << Prev Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Today on WebMD

bladder cancer x-ray
Do you know the warning signs?
man with a doctor
Our health check will steer you in the right direction.
 
sauteed cherry tomatoes
Fight cancer one plate at a time.
Lung cancer xray
See it in pictures, plus read the facts.
 
Lifestyle Tips for Depression Slideshow
SLIDESHOW
Bladder Sparing Cancer Treatment
VIDEO
 
Vitamin D
SLIDESHOW
Pets Improve Your Health
SLIDESHOW