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    For more information from the National Cancer Institute about bladder cancer, see the following:

    • Bladder Cancer Home Page
    • What You Need to Know About™ Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder and Other Urothelial Cancers Screening
    • Unusual Cancers of Childhood
    • Drugs Approved for Bladder Cancer
    • Biological Therapies for Cancer
    • Smoking Home Page (Includes help with quitting)

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    • What You Need to Know About™ Cancer
    • Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer
    • Cancer Staging
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    • Coping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative Care
    • Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
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      Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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