Yes, bladder cancer is curable. If treated by an expert doctor.
A urologist is the expert in the management of bladder cancer.
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Bladder cancer is cancer of old age and is very common in old people. It is a common cancer in northern India and Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad and NCR. Dr Vijayant Govinda Gupta (Resume) is an expert in the management of bladder cancer delhi and ncr. You can contact me via email, leave me a message or take an appointment regarding your bladder cancer symptoms.
Bladder cancer occurs in old men and smokers. Other risk factors for bladder cancer are exposure to paints, fumes and pollutant. Delhi and NCR region is one of the most polluted regions in the world, and hence, predisposes men and women living in Delhi to the development of bladder cancer. Read further to understand the symptoms and pathogenesis of bladder cancer.
Urinary bladder or bladder is the large bag like structure present in the human pelvis that stores urine. Through out life, this bag which usually has a capacity to store upto 500 ml of urine fiills up and stores urine until, you have the urge to go pass urine.
The urine is usually colorless to light yellow with no smell.
Urine is usually made up of excreted waste products. So if you are exposed to smoking or polllution, then these fumes will go into your blood stream via your lungs and then will come in your urine, where these pollutants will harm the bladder and over many years will lead to urinary bladder cancer.
Bladder cancer is also called urothelial cancer or urothelial carcinoma. Urothelial cancer is the most common variety of bladder cancer. There are other variants which are rarer and need more intense workup and treatment.
Normal urine is clear yellow.
Passing red colored urine or blood in urine is the number one symptom of bladder cancer.
Hematuria or blood in urine is the most common symptom of urinary bladder cancer. Read more about hematuria in my article here.
Blood in urine in bladder cancer is completely painless, may occur once a while, may happen throughout the day and usually resolves on its own. The patient gets one such episode and then it stops on its own. The patient thinks that he got treated with some local medicine.
Warning - this false sense of relief allows the disease to grow. You should get prompt evaluation at once from a urologist. To know about a urologist - click here.
Other rarer symptoms may be dysuria or burning in urine, bladder pain, frequent urination etc.
Bladder cancer is treatable. It is in your best interest to meet and consult an expert urologist.
Dr Vijayant Govinda Gupta is an expert urologist in Delhi NCR, well versed in the management of baldder cancer delhi, bladder cancer and bladder cancer symptoms.
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