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How is bladder cancer diagnosed?

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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
Cystoscopy: Bladder cancer may be seen on imaging studies or with an abnormal urine test but the definitive test is a cystoscopy and biopsy of the bladder. A cystoscopy is a telescope study to visualize the bladder lining.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 23 years experience
Tumor found in bladd: Blood often in urine, microscopic detection.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Cystoscopic biopsy: Presents with blood in urine and biopsy by cystoscopic examination will give the correct diagnosis.

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What is bladder cancer?

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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
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 condition that requires surgery to diagnose and as an initial form of therapy. Smoking is the most common risk factor for bladder cancer.

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