Diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer.

  title={Diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer.},
  author={Sanjeev Sharma and Pankaj Ksheersagar and Poonam S Sharma},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={80 7},
Bladder cancer is the sixth most prevalent malignancy in the United States. The most common type of bladder cancer is urothelial (transitional cell) carcinoma, and cystoscopy remains the mainstay of diagnosis and surveillance. Fluorescence cystoscopy offers improvement in the detection of flat neoplastic lesions, such as carcinoma in situ. Non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer is typically managed with transurethral resection and perioperative intravesical chemotherapy. Intravesical bacille… CONTINUE READING
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