Men, if you’re making frequent pit stops, if it hurts to pee, or if you find blood in your urine, tell your doctor. Here are four common urinary conditions that can wreak havoc with your bladder.
A man has about a 1 in 27 chance of developing bladder cancer during his lifetime, while a woman’s risk is about 1 in 89. Find out what you need to know to lower this risk.
Feeling squeamish about an upcoming visit to the urologist? Don’t be. Urologists do their best to put men (and women) at ease. And they’re not above using ‘potty’ humor to lighten the atmosphere.
Many people don’t realize that smoking tobacco is the single most important known risk factor for bladder cancer. Learn about the signs, which are important to recognize for early detection and treatment.
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Immunotherapy — drugs that use your body’s immune system to kill diseases — has become an important tool for treating some types of cancer. And now, people with advanced bladder cancer have an immunotherapy option.
With age come wisdom, experience and, unfortunately, a higher risk of bladder cancer. Certainly, bladder cancer can occur at any age, but it’s more common in older men and much less frequently an issue in younger men and women. Time gives you more chances to become exposed to harmful chemicals that get processed through your … Read More