Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer is cancer that develops in cells in the urinary bladder. Regal Hospital provides the best medical care for all urology issues including cancer in Bangalore and the top urologists at Regal Hospital provide a wide range of best diagnostic and surgical procedures. We are fully equipped with the latest technologies for all types of cancer treatments and offer minimally invasive procedures like laser surgery, biopsy, and prostatectomy. Depending on the diagnosis of your condition, our urologist will provide the best treatment to completely cure cancer.

Types of bladder cancer include:

Bladder cancer is of three types.
  1. Urothelial carcinoma
  2. Squamous cell carcinoma
  3. Adenocarcinoma
Some of the symptoms and warning signs of bladder cancer are:
  • Frequent painful urination
  • Blood, Blood clots during urination
  • Back pain (Lower body)
  • Weight loss for no reason.
  • Swollen foot

Risk Factors

There are some risk factors that contribute to bladder cancer.
  • Increasing age
  • Family history
  • Inherited Genes (BRCA1 and BRCA2) 
  • Exposure to Cancer-causing radiation
  • People who are obese
  • And people who drink less water
  • People have acute urinary infections.

Diagnosis for bladder cancer is available at Regal Hospital

Bladder cancer is diagnosed through the following procedures.
  • Urinalysis
  • Physical examination
  • Cystoscopy
  •  Biopsy
  • CT scan
  • X-rays

Treatment options available at Regal Hospital for bladder cancer are:

Treatment for bladder cancer often depends on the stage of the disease and the extent to which it has developed. Treatment options include:
Intravesical therapy (used for some early-stage bladder cancers that are still only in the inner lining of the bladder.)

There are 2 main types of intravesical therapy

  1. Immunotherapy
  2. Chemotherapy
  3. Transurethral resection (TURBT) with or without immunotherapy.
  4. Based on staging, Radical cystectomy (Removal of the entire bladder) with an ileal conduit (Urinary diversion – an alternative pathway for urine to exit the body) or neobladder (a surgical procedure to construct a new bladder) with or without chemotherapy (based on stage and grade of tumour).
  5. Palliative cystectomy for advanced CA Bladder 
  6. Radiation therapy
  7. Clinical trials and Targeted therapy
Regal Hospital, the best urology hospital in Bangalore is well-equipped and has world-class infrastructure. We are committed to ethical treatment, excellent care, and a personalised patient-centred approach. We strive hard to provide very cost-effective and quality healthcare that is accessible to everyone.

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