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What is Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer is Located in the lower abdomen, the bladder is an organ that stores urine.There are three types of bladder cancer:Transitional cell carcinoma – cancer of the innermost tissue layer of the bladder. Most cancers of the bladder begin in the transitional cells.

Squamous cell carcinoma – cancer of the thin, flat cells of the bladder. This type of cancer can develop after prolonged infection or irritation.

Adenocarcinoma – cancer that begins in the glandular cells located in the lining of the bladder.

What causes Bladder Cancer

The exact cause of bladder cancer is unknown. Bladder cancer occurs more often in men than women, and more often in whites than any other race or ethnicity.

What is the survival rate ?

    Stage

    Relative 5-year
    Survival Rate

0

98%

I

88%

II

63%

III

46%

IV

15%

Treatment ?

The main types of treatment for cancer of the bladder are: