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Why is bladder cancer cytology positive and HPV negative?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Different issues
Hpv infection has not been shown to cause bladder cancer, therefore bladder/urine cytology and hpv infection are unrelated.

In brief: Different issues
Hpv infection has not been shown to cause bladder cancer, therefore bladder/urine cytology and hpv infection are unrelated.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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4 doctors agree
In brief: Bladder ca
You can have bladder cancer, which can causes cancer cells to appear in urine, which means positive cytology.
...But this has nothing to do with testing for human papilloma virus....Two fpdifferent diseases...

In brief: Bladder ca
You can have bladder cancer, which can causes cancer cells to appear in urine, which means positive cytology.
...But this has nothing to do with testing for human papilloma virus....Two fpdifferent diseases...
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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Dr. Denise Elser
Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not related
Hpv or human papilloma virus is associated with many cancers : cervical, throat, mouth, anal, & maybe lung.
It is not known to be assocaited with bladder cancer. If bladder washings or bladder cytology (kind of like a pap smear for the bladder) then cystoscopy (visual inspection of the bladder lining) and biopsy are needed.

In brief: Not related
Hpv or human papilloma virus is associated with many cancers : cervical, throat, mouth, anal, & maybe lung.
It is not known to be assocaited with bladder cancer. If bladder washings or bladder cytology (kind of like a pap smear for the bladder) then cystoscopy (visual inspection of the bladder lining) and biopsy are needed.
Dr. Denise Elser
Dr. Denise Elser
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