Facts About Bladder Cancer

Treating Bladder Cancer

Treatment options are based on factors including the type of bladder cancer (NMIBC vs MIBC), cancer stage, and the patient’s age and overall health. Bladder cancer, if caught early, often can be cured. In the past, complete removal of the bladder was the only way to treat bladder cancer. With advances in radiation therapy and chemotherapy, doctors now sometimes are able to treat the cancer while preserving the bladder. This allows many patients to preserve urinary function and allows many men to preserve erectile function.
The main treatment options include:
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