Bladder Cancer By pAtricia valveRde, jose joaquin, roberto carlos and wyon sandells.

Contents:

  • Introduction to Bladder Cancer.
  • Causes of Bladder Cancer.
  • Symptoms of Bladder Cancer.
  • Effects that Bladder Cancer has on the Urinary System.
  • Treatment of Bladder Cancer.

Bladder cancer develops when cells in the bladder begin to grow in an odd way and over time create a tumor.

Some other forms of cancer are:

  • Transitional cell carcinoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoma

There are no known specific items that create this cancer, but the risk can be increased by:

  • Smoking
  • Exposed to Radiation
  • Exposed to Chemicals

Signs and Symptoms of Bladder Cancer:

  • The main way to diagnose Bladder Cancer is:
  • Blood in the urine (hematuria).
  • Other possible symptoms are:
  • Pain during urination
  • Frequent urination, or feeling the need to urinate without being necessary.
Here is an example of a bladder tumor.

Bladder cancer occurs when the growth rate of the cells becomes uncontrolable and tumors form. There are 2 types of tumors benign or malignant. Although benign tumors may grow rapidly they do not spread to other parts of the body while the malignant tumors will grow and damage all tumors around them and will spread to other parts of the body.

The treatement that is taken by the patient, it all depends how the bladder cancer is.

There are a lot of treatments to treat bladder cancer but the most common ones are involve surgery and also intravesical therapy.

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