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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?

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?

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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Which are the symptoms of bladder cancer?

Which are the symptoms of bladder cancer?

1,2;3 Blood in urine: Most common symptom, in absence of pain or burning on urination. Possible to have sensation of incomplete bladder emptying on urination. Possible to have kidney/flank pain if bladder tumor is obstructing ureter on that side. ...Read more

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What are early symptoms of bladder cancer?

What are early symptoms of bladder cancer?

Usually none: Most often it's picked up by finding red blood cells in the urine. Sometimes, discomfort in the wall of the bladder warns of a tumor breaking down the barrier between the salty urine and the less-salty tissues that carry nerve endings. Occasionally, an unusual infection or passing tissue can be the warning. ...Read more

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What are early symptoms of bladder cancer?

What are early symptoms of bladder cancer?

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 symptoms of bladder cancer in women?

What are symptoms of bladder cancer in women?

Women and men: In early stage. The first clue- usually, is the presence of a little amount of blood in the urine detected on the urine test. Some urgency, increase in urination can happen-mistakenly thoight to be bladder infection. In higher stage- one can start to see gross blood in the urine. Furthermore, pain, voiding problem/obstruction, weight loss , fevers can happen in advanced stage/metastatic disease. ...Read more

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Does bladder cancer usually cause many symptoms?

Does bladder cancer usually cause many symptoms?

Blood in urine: Any blood in the urine either microscopic or visible needs a urologic evaluation to rule out problems like bladder cancer, especially if you are a long term smoker....Smoking biggest risk factor for bladder cancer ! ...Read more

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What are the endstage symptoms of bladder cancer?

See below: Hematuria (blood in urine), pain, cachexia (weight loss) and voiding problems are common in this most unfortunate situation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bladder cancer in a dude?

What are the symptoms of bladder cancer in a dude?

Blood in urine. This: Question appears in other places on the site. Usually bladder cancers increase with age, and happens to men and women (?Dudes and dolls?). Once has to discern where the blood comes from: cystoscopy and imaging re involved. Can be kidney, ureter, bladder, prostate (men only) or urethra. Treatment depends on location and stage. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of end stage bladder cancer?

What are the symptoms of end stage bladder cancer?

Define end stage: What is your definition of end stage? Usually it means wide spread metastatic disease with many symptoms including weight loss, severe urinary problems, diffuse pain, etc. It's not unlike many others cancers. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are symptoms of bladder cancer?

I was wondering what are symptoms of bladder cancer?

Blood in the urine: The most frequent symptoms are bleeding into the urine and change in frequency of urination, sometime there can be pain during urination or sudden cut off of urine flow caused by the tumor in the bladder. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the end stage symptoms of bladder cancer?

I was wondering what are the end stage symptoms of bladder cancer?

Bleeding in urine: Urinary bleeding is a constant symptoms. Other may include weight loss, weakness, anemia, pain and others depending on metastases. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bladder-cancer/basics/definition/con-20027606. ...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. As any other organ, it can develop cancer. There are two types: superficial bladder cancer and muscle invasive bladder cancer. The differences are important as they ...Read more