Bladder Cancer - pictures

Bladder Cancer - pictures

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Bladder Cancer - Most of bladder cancer are diagnosed at an early stage and that if bladder cancer is treatable. However, even in early stage cancer of the bladder is likely to reoccur. For this reason, bladder cancer survivors often are undergoing tests to look for bladder cancer recurrence for years after treatment.

Bladder Cancer - Signs, symptoms and causes

-Bladder cancer may have the following symptoms:

Blood in the urine (hematuria) - urine may appear dark red yellow, bright colored or cola or urine may appear normal, but blood can be detected in a urine microscopic examination

frequent urination

painful urination

Urinary tract infections

abdominal pain

Back pain

Bladder Cancer - Treatment

The choice of treatment of bladder cancer depends on the stage of the cancer, the overall health status.

Surgery to remove the tumor and a small portion of the bladder.

Chemotherapy. Chemotherapy is a treatment that uses chemicals to kill cancer cells.

Radiation. Using powerful radiation of energy beams such as x-rays, to kill cancer cells.