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Bladder Cancer


Bladder cancer is a condition which causes abnormal growth of cells in the urinary bladder.


  • Genetic
  • Environmental carcinogens like certain chemicals
  • Certain medications
  • Chronic bladder infections
  • Cigarette smoke


  • Blood in urine
  • Pain or burning during urination
  • Increased frequency of urination
  • Urge to urinate without producing much urine
  • Back or abdominal pain


  • Electrocautery
  • Immunotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Surgical removal of the affected area

Bladder cancer cannot be prevented but some modifiable risk factors can be adopted.

  • Quit smoking
  • Avoiding exposure to industrial chemicals
  • Avoiding exposure to arsenic
  • Eating a healthy diet