Urothelial carcinoma: what is it?

Urothelial carcinoma, also known as transitional cell carcinoma(TCC), is a type of bladder cancer that starts in urothelial cells in the bladder lining. It’s the most common type of bladder cancer, in fact, when one has bladder cancer, it’s almost certain to be urothelial carcinoma.

Urothelial cells also exist in the lining of renal pelvis, the ureters, and the urethra. Tumors can grow in these places, too.

The symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of urothelial carcinoma is explained in detail in the post of bladder cancer.

Bladder cancer: symptoms, diagnosis, treatment

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