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Bladder Cancer

 

The bladder is the hollow, muscular organ that lies in the pelvic region. The bladder collects the urine that is produced in the kidneys.

What to look for

In the beginning bladder cancer may not have symptoms. But later on Symptoms may include: The loss of appetite an weight, You may notice blood in the urine, Regular urinary region infections, painful urination, and a need to urinate often. abdominal or back pain, fever, anaemia. Then the bladder is provoked the specialized cells, they develop Extra layers.

This process may increase the chance of a cell turning cancerous. Toxic tumors starts as a medium lump on the inside of your bladder, the cancer spreads deeper into the bladder fibre and the surrounding tissue. If left untreated the cancer will eventually infect the bloodstream and the lymphatic system.

The earlier the cancer is detected the more effective the treatment will be
Causes

if the bladder has been chronically Provoked. People with genetic disorders of the bladder, chronic bladder infections, or persistent cystitis are more liable There is a huge link with bladder cancer and carcinogens (cancer causing substances). Such as truckers, leather workers, metalworkers, smokers, painters and people who is exposed to industrial dyes. It has been reported that exhaustion of nitrates in smoked and preserved meats such as hams, may also be related with bladder cancer, and the consumption of caffeine and saccharin.

Prevention

 

To prevent any cancer it is strongly advisable to avoid any possible carcinogens. Don't smoke and try to avoid attending places with lots of smokers  try not to eat smoked or cured meats .

If you work around carcinogenic chemicals, follow safety guidelines to avoid severe exposure. Arrange regular screenings with your doctor to ensure early detection if you feel there is a chance you may be a candidate for this disease.

When to seek further professional advice

You have any of the symptoms listed in the description section.

Alternative/Natural Treatments

Research suggests that bladder cancer is less likely among people with adequate vitamin B6, beta carotene, and selenium in their diets.

Traditional Treatments

In general cancer can not be cured yet, but there is a number of alternative therapies the may ease the pain Certain bladder cancers may require the bladder to be removed. But if detected early, superficial malignancies can usually be treated successfully..

After you had surgery, a combination of radiation and chemotherapy may be required to stop the cancer from coming back. patients with bladder cancer have to have check ups regularly as these tumours may recur. If the cancer has spread surgery will not usually help. Chemotherapy would be the next option.

The information contained in this Site/Service is not intended nor is it implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice or taken for medical diagnosis or treatment.

Author - Body and Mind

Published - 2013-01-18