Bladder Cancer is diagnosed and treated by the Urology Division at Premier Medical Group.
The bladder is part of the urinary tract. The urinary tract which rids your body of liquid waste is made up of your kidneys, ureters (urine travels through these tubes through the kidneys) urethra, and bladder. Bladder cancer accounts for approximately 90% of cancers of the urinary system.
In bladder cancer certain cells in the urinary tract change in ways that are not normal. These cells can multiply out of control and form a lump of tissue (a tumor). Over time, the cancer cells destroy healthy tissue and they may travel to other parts of the body.