How to Diagnose And Treat Bladder Cancer?

Q:
Can you tell me something about the diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer?

A:
Tests and procedures used to diagnose bladder cancer include:

  • Cystoscopy
  • Biopsy
  • Urine cytology
  • Imaging tests

Treatment options for bladder cancer depend on a number of factors, including the type of cancer, grade of the cancer and stage of the cancer.

Bladder cancer treatment may include:

  • Surgery
  • Chemotherapy in the bladder
  • Reconstruction
  • Chemotherapy for the whole body (systemic chemotherapy)
  • Radiation therapy
  • Immunotherapy

A combination of treatment approaches may be recommended by your doctor and members of your care team.

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