Bladder tumours

Malignant bladder tumours originate from the lining of the bladder (the urothelium) and are also known as urothelial carcinomas. The urothelium lines the bladder, the ureters, the renal pelvis, and the calyces.

96% of the urothelium is located in the urinary bladder. The most common urothelial carcinomas grow on the surface, but they can grow in the bladder wall, and present themselves as highly aggressive tumours. Urothelial carcinomas often appear in the entire urinary duct but most commonly in the urinary bladder. The main risk factors include smoking and prolonged exposure to solvents. Blood in the urine may also be an indicator of a bladder tumour.

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BLADDER & URETHRA SELF-TEST
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Do you feel pain or burning when urinating?
Are you a man who has been experiencing pain while urinating for more than two days?
Do you have blood in your urine?
Do you accidentally lose urine?
Are you under 35 and need to urinate more often or urgently than before?
Are you over 35 years old and need to urinate more frequently or urgently than before?