Bladder cancer occurs in the bladder – the organ, located in the pelvic area that stores urine. The most common bladder cancer forms on the inside bladder lining.
Bladder cancer symptoms may include:
If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, consult a MemorialCare Physician partner.
You are at a greater risk for bladder cancer if you:
The causes of bladder cancer are unknown. To help prevent bladder cancer, take antioxidant vitamins and do not smoke. Understanding your genetic make-up with genetic counseling can help determine your risk.
MemorialCare is proud to provide the highest quality, comprehensive cancer care for adults and children of all ages. Our cancer centers are devoted to improving the lives of residents in Los Angeles County and Orange County, California and beyond.
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