What Is the Treatment for Bladder Cancer?

Q: My mother is 58 years old. She was diagnosed with bladder cancer a week ago. I want to know how many types of treatment are there for her.

A: Generally, there are 4 types of treatment for bladder cancer, including surgery, cystectomy, radiation therapy and intravesical therapy.

If your mother has early-stage bladder cancer, radiation therapy may be her best option. It involves using high-energy radiation to kill cancer cells.

 

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