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Symptoms of Bladder Cancer

General information about signs and symptoms of Bladder Cancer: The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Bladder Cancer. This signs and symptom information for Bladder Cancer has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Bladder Cancer signs or Bladder Cancer symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Bladder Cancer may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Bladder Cancer symptoms.
List of symptoms of Bladder Cancer: The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Bladder Cancer includes those listed below. Note that Bladder Cancer symptoms usually refers to various symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Bladder Cancer signs may refer to those signs only noticable by a doctor:

Symptoms of Bladder Cancer: Common symptoms of bladder cancer include:
·         Blood in the urine (making the urine slightly rusty to deep red),
·         Pain during urination, and
·         Frequent urination, or feeling the need to urinate without results.
These symptoms are not sure signs of bladder cancer. Infections, benign tumors, bladder stones, or other problems also can cause these symptoms. Anyone with these symptoms should see a doctor so that the doctor can diagnose and treat any problem as early as possible. People with symptoms like these may see their family doctor or a urologist, a doctor who specializes in diseases of the urinary system.1
Footnotes:
1. excerpt from What You Need To Know About Bladder Cancer: NCI

Last revision: May 26, 2003

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