Primary malignant neoplasms arising in the urinary bladder
Most common type is transitional cell carcinoma (90%).
Other types include adenocarcinoma, small cell carcinoma, and squamous...
Painless hematuria is the most common symptom.
Urinary symptoms (frequency, urgency)
Abdominal or pelvic pain in advanced disease
Exposures (see “Risk Factors”)
Urine cytology alone has not been shown to be sufficient for follow-up.
Cystoscopy every 3 months for 18 to 24 months, every 6 months for the ne...
Msaouel P, Koutsilieris M. Diagnostic value of circulating tumor cell detection in bladder and urothelial cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Cancer. 2011;11:336....
C67.9 Malignant neoplasm of bladder, unspecified
C67.4 Malignant neoplasm of posterior wall of bladder
C67.3 Malignant neoplasm of anterior wall of bladder
C67.0 Malignant neoplasm of trigone ...
Painless hematuria should be evaluated with cystoscopy.
Be aware of potential link between pioglitazone treatment and risk for bladder cancer.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force rec...
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