Bladder Cancer

Last updated: 8 Dec 2021  |  4345 Views  | 

Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer

The bladder is the organ that collects urine before it is released to the outside. It consists of the transitional tissue, where 95% of cancer develops from this tissue and grows deep into the muscular layer of the bladder and spreads to other parts. Two other types of bladder cancer are squamous carcinoma and adenocarcinoma. The tumor is large and can penetrate the bladder and spread. Bladder cancer is more common in men over 50 than women.

From many causes that cause bladder cancer. Most of them are caused by smoking. But still don't know the real cause. Other causes include chemicals from working in the dyes, rubber, petroleum, etc. industries.

If the size of the cancer is still small, there are no symptoms. There may be blood in the urine. burning sensation when urinating, frequent urination

Physical examination, urine test to look for blood in the urine, infection, cancer cells, blood test and liver and kidney function values X-ray to look at the urinary system, ultrasound, CT scan, endoscopy to look at the internal bladder. If there is abnormal tissue The biopsy must be collected for examination.

Surgical removal of the tumor depends on the type and spread. Small or large tumors are removed by laparoscopy. If the tumor is large The entire uterus needs to be lifted. After surgery, urine must be passed through the abdomenurostomy. which requires special care, pain relievers, radiation therapy, chemo drugs need to be combined

Things to do
Medicines should be taken as prescribed by the doctor.
Sexual activity should be performed after the doctor informs the treatment has improved.
You should inform your doctor if you have any unusual symptoms after treatment such as back pain, fever, vomiting.
You should tell your doctor if you have more frequent burning sensations when urinating.
Tell your doctor if you have erectile dysfunction after surgery.
You should notify your doctor if there is a lot of bleeding. Fever and chills after urinating through the abdomen

don't do
no smoking
Don't miss a doctor's appointment every month in the first year.

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