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Men and women discussing bladder cancer

This section is about cancer of the bladder. It includes the symptoms and causes of bladder cancer, tests, treatments for the different stages of bladder cancer – including treatment into the bladder, surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy – and current research. There is information about living with bladder cancer, including coping with a urostomy (stoma), managing after surgery, and how treatment can affect your sex life.

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Press release: Urine test could help detect aggressive bladder cancer
A simple urine test could distinguish between aggressive and less aggressive bladder cancers according to a new Cancer Research UK study pub...
29 Nov 2013
News: Campaign highlights blood in urine as potential sign of kidney cancer
A national campaign has been launched to highlight the symptoms of bladder and kidney cancer as new figures show an increase in the incidenc...
15 Oct 2013
Press release: Radiotherapy could spare bladder cancer patients surgery
Radiotherapy is an effective treatment for aggressive bladder cancer and could spare patients surgery that removes the whole bladder....
1 Oct 2013

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Updated: 20 August 2014