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Dr. Lauren Stegman
27 years experience Radiation Oncology
I : I hoe that you are recovering from your cystoscopy and biopsy well. There are many types and stages of bladder cancer and the many are completely cur ... Read More
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Dr. Lauren Stegman
27 years experience Radiation Oncology
I : I hope that you are recovering from your cystoscopy and biopsy well. There are many types and stages of bladder cancer and the many are completely cu ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Depends on stage: Most bladder cancer occurs in people over the age of 60. It's unusual for a 34-year-old to get it, but that doesn't mean a bad prognosis. The earlier ... Read More
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Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Bladder cancer: While bladder cancer is rare at 34 years of age, it is possible. Most bladder cancers are found in the very superficial low-grade stage and most often ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Cancer: It is a cancer involving the lining of the bladder that will spread into the muscle layers of the bladder if left untreated. It is a malignant conditi ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
The bladder collects: And eliminates waste produced by kidneys. The lining cells are suceptible to toxins, and those from cigarette smoking can cause the cells to mutate, b ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Surgery or Radiation: The 2 mainstay forms of muscle invasive bladder cancer treatment includes radical surgery or radiation with chemotherapy. If there is no muscle invasi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
44 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Cancer is not a contagious disease.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Various: The most common type of bladder cancer is called transitional cell carcinoma and makes up the vast majority of bladder cancers in the unites states. T ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: About 75, 000 bladder cancers and about 15, 000 deaths from bladder cancer each year in the us. For details see this site. http://www.cancer.gov/canc ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
No: Interstitial cystitis has never been shown to cause bladder cancer. It is a benign inflammatory condition of the bladder but does not change into a ma ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Yes: Smoking is one of the leading causes of bladder cancer. In fact very recent studies have shown an even higher link between smoking and bladder cancer ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
No: No studies to date have shown a relationship between bladder cancer and caffeine intake. Risk factors include smoking and certain chemicals and dyes.
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