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Can you get anaplastic bladder cancer after a bladder infection.?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Not likely

Bladder infections are quite common, especially in women and have not been shown to be causally related to carcinoma of the bladder. If a bladder cancer is detected along with a urinary infection, it may appear that infection led to cancer, when it happens to be a co-incidence.

In brief: Not likely

Bladder infections are quite common, especially in women and have not been shown to be causally related to carcinoma of the bladder. If a bladder cancer is detected along with a urinary infection, it may appear that infection led to cancer, when it happens to be a co-incidence.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Unlikely

Bladder infection/s are not directly related to bladder cancer.
Long standing bladder irritation from a long term indwelling catheter which will cause recurrent or persistent bladder infections & combination can cause cancer. Similarly presence of a longstanding bladder stone or intestinal bladder enlargement associated with bladder infections. Smoking or chemical exposure are > causes of cancer.

In brief: Unlikely

Bladder infection/s are not directly related to bladder cancer.
Long standing bladder irritation from a long term indwelling catheter which will cause recurrent or persistent bladder infections & combination can cause cancer. Similarly presence of a longstanding bladder stone or intestinal bladder enlargement associated with bladder infections. Smoking or chemical exposure are > causes of cancer.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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In brief: Bladder cancer follo

While most bladder cancer in the us is of the transitional type and probably related to cigarette smoking, most bladder cancer in the nile delta is of the squamous cell type and probably related to chronic irritation/inflammation.
It is probably not appropriate to say that every UTI would result in bladder ca (especially of the "anaplastic" type), but it would be wise to avoid repeated infections.

In brief: Bladder cancer follo

While most bladder cancer in the us is of the transitional type and probably related to cigarette smoking, most bladder cancer in the nile delta is of the squamous cell type and probably related to chronic irritation/inflammation.
It is probably not appropriate to say that every UTI would result in bladder ca (especially of the "anaplastic" type), but it would be wise to avoid repeated infections.
Dr. Stephen Chinn
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