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Doctor insights on: Advanced Stages Of Bladder Cancer Symptoms

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of bladder cancer in older men?

What are the symptoms of bladder cancer in older men?

Variable: Most common are blood or blood clots in the urine, urinary frequency, and pain during urination. Presence of any of these warrants a visit with a urologist. ...Read more

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How to deal with bladder cancer and if so what are the symptoms?

Here are some ...: Most patients of bladder cancer start off with off-and-on visible bloody urine with no voiding symptoms or are incidentally found with imaging studies such as CT.IVP and cystoscopy while being evaluated for symptomless invisible blood in the urine (microhematuria). So, take any visible or invisible blood in the urine - hematuria - very seriously so to be evaluated timely. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of bladder cancer?

What are the signs and symptoms of bladder cancer?

Hematuria: The most common presentation of bladder cancer is painless hematuria (blood in urine). Often the first step is a urine culture (to make sure not related to urinary tract infection) and cytology (to look for cancer cells in urine specimen). A cystoscopy is needed to confirm to diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can someone have all the symptoms of bladder cancer except for blood?

Can someone have all the symptoms of bladder cancer except for blood?

Yes: It is possible to have symptoms truly attributable to bladder cancer without *seeing* blood in the urine (hematuria), though perhaps more uncommon to have such symptoms without at least microscopically detectable blood present. Early forms of bladder cancer which may cause symptoms (e.g., urgency, pain with urination, frequency) may not cause detectable bleeding but this would be uncommon. ...Read more

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What's are the different symptoms between i.C. And bladder cancer? They have similar symptoms, what sets them apart in regards to symptoms? Thank you!

What's are the different symptoms between i.C. And bladder cancer? They have similar symptoms, what sets them apart in regards to symptoms? Thank you!

Yes, but...: Ic has been known to make patients void often day and night usually with no baterial infection. Bladder cancer usually behaves quietly except coexisting with carcinoma-in-situ, after radiation, or repeated surgery, and with age-related voiding trouble. So, someone of 32 less likely has bladder cancer. For detailing, see urologist timely. For the time being, practice healthy lifestyle. ...Read more

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Is constipation a normal symptom for bladder cancer?

Is constipation a normal symptom for bladder cancer?

Could be: If radiation is part of the treatment protocol this can effect motility of colon exposed to the radiation. Some chemo drugs also affect motility. Ask your oncologist. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of bladder cancer would it be peeing frequently?

What are the early symptoms of bladder cancer would it be peeing frequently?

Bladder cancer: Early bladder cancer has very few symptoms. Blood in the urine is the reason for initial evaluation of people subsequently diagnosed with bladder tumors. The definitive test remains cystoscopy. This must be performed by a qualified urologist. It can, however, usually be performed in the office. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bladder cancer?

Blood in urine: The most common symptom of bladder cancer is blood in the urine (hematuria), however, some types of bladder cancer may not present with hematuria. Other less common symptoms include dysuria (pain while urinating), urgency and frequency of urination. ...Read more

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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


Dr. Terence Chapman
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Bladder Cancer (Definition)

The bladder is the organ which holds urine. It may develop cancer as with any organ. There are two types: superficial bladder cancer and muscle invasive bladder cancer. The differences are important as they ...Read more