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What is bladder cancer?

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In brief: Cancer

It is a cancer involving the lining of the bladder that will spread into the muscle layers of the bladder if left untreated.
It is a malignant condition that requires surgery to diagnose and as an initial form of therapy. Smoking is the most common risk factor for bladder cancer.

In brief: Cancer

It is a cancer involving the lining of the bladder that will spread into the muscle layers of the bladder if left untreated.
It is a malignant condition that requires surgery to diagnose and as an initial form of therapy. Smoking is the most common risk factor for bladder cancer.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: The bladder collects

And eliminates waste produced by kidneys.
The lining cells are suceptible to toxins, and those from cigarette smoking can cause the cells to mutate, become visibly abnormal, and tehn invade, and possibly metastasize.

In brief: The bladder collects

And eliminates waste produced by kidneys.
The lining cells are suceptible to toxins, and those from cigarette smoking can cause the cells to mutate, become visibly abnormal, and tehn invade, and possibly metastasize.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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