Bladder cancer refers to any of several types of malignant growths of the urinary bladder. It is a disease in which abnormal cells multiply without control in the bladder. The bladder is a hollow, muscular organ that stores urine; it is located in the lower abdomen. The most common type of bladder cancer begins in cells lining the inside of the bladder (epithelial cells) and is called transitional cell carcinoma (TCC). The greatest risk factor for bladder cancer is a genetic predisposition; ...
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Laparoscopic Surgery in Urology
... Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive alternative to standard open surgery in which a special camera called a laparoscope is used to produce an inside view of the abdominal cavity. Surgeons use the lapa...
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Complications
... Bladder cancer can lead to anemia, urinary incontinence and hydronephrosis — a blockage of the ureters that prevents urine from draining into your bladder. But the most serious complication is t...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... Like many people with cancer, you may choose to take an active role in the decisions affecting your medical care. If so, try to learn as much as you can about bladder cancer and the treatment options ...
Source: MayoClinic