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BLADDER CANCER

The bladder is a hollow organ in the lower abdomen (pelvis). It collects and stores urine produced by the kidneys.

  • As it fills with urine, the muscular wall of the bladder stretches and the bladder gets larger
  • When the bladder reaches its capacity of urine, the bladder wall contracts, although adults have voluntary control over the timing of this contraction. At the same time, a urinary control muscle (sphincter) in the urethra relaxes. The urine is then expelled from the bladder
  • The urine flows through a narrow tube called the urethra and leaves the body. This process is called urination, or micturition
  • Bladder cancers are most likely to spread to neighboring organs and lymph nodes prior to                                                                                               More...

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