Cancer of the urinary bladder (Risk factors (smoking, personal or family…
Cancer of the urinary bladder
monitor intake and output
provide patient with information about the diagnosis and outcome of the diagnostic test in a supportive manner
control other symptoms that may exercerbate fatigue such as anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and anaemia to conserve energy.
provide care and support to improve the quality of life of both patient and family
cystoscopy and transurethral resection of the bladder tumour if it is confined to the mucosa or submucosa.
renal artery embolisation to kill the tumour by cutting its blood supply
partial or redical cystectomyfor invasive carcinoma
Tumours of the bladder usually arise from the base of the bladder and involve the bladder neck and the ureteral orifices. Cancers of the colon prostate and the female reproductive system usually metastasise to the bladder and cause cancers there. Cancers of the bladder, like those of the kidney, metastasise to the lungs and bones. It has also found thatbladder tumours predipose to upper urinary tract infection.
Types of bladder cancer
Squamous cell carcinoma
personal or family history of cancer
chronic bladder inflammation
being a man
previous cancer treatment
exposure to certain chemicals
smoking and other tobacco use
parasitic infections, especially in people who are from and have traveled to certain areas outside the country
exposure to chemicals, especially working in a job that requires exposure to chemicals
chronic irritation of the lining of the bladder
past radiation exposure
Blood in urine
Cancer that forms in tissues of the bladder, the most signs common warning sign is blood in the urine. It is a disease which cells grow abnormally and have the potential to spread to other part of the body.