Bladder Cancer Articles


Bladder Cancer Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

28 August, 2017

The bladder is the part of our urinary tract responsible to store our urine until we are ready to let it out. When the cells in the inside lining of the bladder begin to proliferate incessantly and abnormally, it leads to bladder cancer. Though people of any age may get bladder cancer, old people are …


Renal Cell Cancer, Bladder Cancer, and Testicular Cancer – What you should know

12 August, 2015

<p>Renal Cell Cancer Renal Cell Cancer is a type of cancer in the kidney, which originates in the lining of the proximal convoluted tubule. This tubule is a part of very small tubes in the kidney, which transport waste molecules from the blood int...


Life After Breast Cancer Treatment

30 August, 2017

Cancer is an overwhelming disease, from the day it is diagnosed till the time the treatment ends, it puts the patient on an emotional, psychological and physical roller coaster ride. And once the treatment is over, expecting life would be back to normal


Myth: Prostate Cancer isn’t Deadly

3 June, 2017

Before we talk and discuss the myths surrounding Prostate Cancer, it is imperative that we talk about the disease in order to understand the nuances involved with regards to the myths involved. Prostate cancer is cancer that affects the prostate, a gland usually found beneath the bladder in men. The prostate is one of the …


Precautions to Follow to Avoid Cancer

1 June, 2017

According to studies, one in every two men and one in every three women can be affected by cancer. As a precaution, everyone should try to reduce the chances of getting cancer by following a healthy lifestyle along with anti-cancer foods. Though, you can always consult a cancer doctor if you have any concerns.


10 Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer

18 March, 2017

Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women and is caused by a virus called human papillomavirus (HPV). All sexually active women are at risk of developing this cancer. Like other cancers, the chances of remission are greater when signs of cervical cancer is detected and treated at an early stage. Contact your Gynecologic …


Ovarian Cancer: Complications, Treatment & Support

20 February, 2017

Ovaries are the female reproductive organs situated on either side of the Uterus. Ovarian Cancer, as the name suggests, starts in the Ovaries. It is the fifth most common form of Cancer and causes more deaths than any other form of female reproductive Cancer. Mostly found in women aged 40 to 70 years


Uterine Cancer Screening

24 December, 2016

It is not easy to screen for Uterine Cancer in women who do not show any signs or symptoms. Initial screening is advised to increase chances of getting the maximum benefit from treatment options and ensure better survival strategy. Although routinely suggested for almost all female related issues


Things To Know For Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients

9 December, 2016

Advanced Prostate Cancer happens when the cancer has metastasized to other organs like bones and may be termed as metastatic or secondary prostate cancer. The current treatment options do not offer much in terms of treatment but with proper management strategies they can be controlled for several years. Advanced prostate cancer usually spreads to the …


Prostate Cancer Symptoms & Risk Factors

5 October, 2016

Generally, prostate cancer is not diagnosed till the later stages as the prostate cancer symptoms don’t surface early on. The signs vary from person to person as the cancer may be caused by different factors. According to an experienced oncologist, As a precautionary measure, after the age of 50, men are recommended to consult a …


Obesity and Cancer – Are They Connected?

6 September, 2016

A top oncologist shares his concern regarding obesity and cancer, Being overweight leads to a lot of health conditions, some that have long-term repercussions on the body function. The chances of a stroke, hypertension, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol levels and various heart illnesses increase if one has an abnormal body weight. What …


7 Early Signs of Cancer in Men

5 September, 2016

Cancer is among the deadliest ailments today in adults. Fortunately, there are some ways to avoid certain types of cancer. Maintaining a healthy diet reduces the possibility for development of certain types of cancer, while hereditary factors are beyond control. The signs of cancer typically depend on the size of cancerous growth and the type of …


Gastrointestinal Cancer FAQ

4 August, 2015

Q1. What are gastrointestinal cancers? A1. These are cancers that affect the gastrointestinal tract. These include cancers of esophagus, small and/or large intestine, stomach, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, rectum and anus. Q2.  How are these cancers detected? Endoscopy is done to establish diagnosis. Biopsy of the affected/damaged tissue is carried out. Barium swallow test is done …


Himanshu Shekhar Shukla, CrediHero, Prostate Cancer Survivor

21 March, 2015

Himanshu Shekhar Shukla is a 70-year-old retired Air Force Officer who was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer after a PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) test. His health report did not come out to be normal. What is Prostate Cancer?  Prostate is the male sex gland located just below the bladder and in front of the rectum, and is …


Kidney, Ureters & Urinary Bladder: 14 Common Diseases

12 November, 2014

What Are Urologic Diseases? The term ‘urologic diseases’ refers to the diseases of the urinary tract (kidney, ureters & urinary bladder) in females and urinary tract and/or reproductive organs in males. It can affect people of all ages.  Urologic diseases may be congenital or acquired in nature. Other chronic illnesses such as hypertension and diabetes …


8 Ways to Prevent Cancer

4 June, 2014

Though there are no proven ways of preventing cancer, it is possible to reduce your risks of getting it. This is because most risk factors of cancer include bad lifestyle choices like smoking or being overweight – things you can control to reduce your risk. Leading a healthy lifestyle can make a big difference and …


Worried about Prostate Cancer? Here are 6 ways to treat it

28 March, 2014

Prostate is the male sex gland located just below the bladder and in front of the rectum, and is responsible for the production of an alkaline secretion. Prostate cancer is among the most treatable malignancies if detected in the early stages. Routine screening and innovative technology has improved the diagnostic abilities and minimized the side effects …


Spine Cancer: Treatment & Recovery Time

10 March, 2014

Q. What are Spinal Tumours? A Spine Cancer is an abnormal growth of tissue that occurs in and around the spine. Spinal tumour can be primary (originate in the spine itself) – rare, or secondary (metastatic, moving to the spine from another location). The most common cancers that metastasis to the spine are the lung, …


Spinal Metastases: Can Spine Cancer Spread?

10 March, 2014

What is spinal metastases? Metastases refer to the spread of cancer from its primary location in the body to another organ. Metastatic bone disease (MBD) is the name given to the cancer that begins in an organ like the lung, breast or prostrate, and then spreads to the bone. Spinal metastases is the cancer that …


Uterine Cancer: Ladies, Stay Cautious

30 November, 2013

Uterus is an important female reproductive organ. It consists of three parts – Fundus, Corpus, and the Cervix. The Uterus has two layers – Endometrium (Inner layer) and Myometrium (Outer Layer). Uterine Cancer refers to Cancers arising out of the Uterus. It is the abnormal growth of cells in the Uterus. The most common form …

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