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Why is it important for bladder cancer patients to be monitored for a lifetime?
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Dr. James Krick
Urology
In brief: Bladder cancer
Bladder cancer is categorized by its grade and stage.
Non-invasive tumors have a tendency to recur. If found early they generally can be removed cystoscopically. The surveillance protocol is designed to catch the tumors before they become high grade or stage.

In brief: Bladder cancer
Bladder cancer is categorized by its grade and stage.
Non-invasive tumors have a tendency to recur. If found early they generally can be removed cystoscopically. The surveillance protocol is designed to catch the tumors before they become high grade or stage.
Dr. James Krick
Dr. James Krick
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In brief: Recuurence
Bladder tends to be a multifocal disease.
This means that it tends to recur in different areas of the urinary tract at a later time. In order to diagnose the tumor and render it more treatable, frequent monitoring is essential to catch a recurrence.

In brief: Recuurence
Bladder tends to be a multifocal disease.
This means that it tends to recur in different areas of the urinary tract at a later time. In order to diagnose the tumor and render it more treatable, frequent monitoring is essential to catch a recurrence.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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