Urinary Tract 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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


Pyelonephritis – A Serious Form of Urinary Tract Infection

22 July, 2016

What is Pyelonephritis? Common urinary tract infections (UTIs) involve the urethra and bladder. However, a serious form of UTI develops when it progresses towards the upper urinary tract, i.e. the ureters and kidneys. This form of UTI is known as pyelonephritis. This form of UTI is further classified as: Acute pyelonephritis – It is a …


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...


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 …


Urinary Incontinence – Disease or Symptom?

11 November, 2014

Have you ever felt urine leak when you cough or sneeze? A very embarrassing but common condition, this is called urinary incontinence and is described as inability of the bladder to hold urine. This loss of bladder control may result in either minor leakage or a sudden gush of urine before you could reach toilet. …


Don’t Ignore These 10 Cancer Symptoms

3 September, 2014

Cancer is not an easy disease to diagnose. At times, even trained doctors tend to miss the symptoms that are too subtle to be reflected in medical tests. However, if one knows what to look for, the symptoms can be noticed at an early stage. An early diagnosis ensures a more effective and timely treatment …


Breastfeeding Benefits: For Moms & Babies

13 April, 2017

Benefits to the Mother Breastfeeding benefits the mother in many ways, such as: It may help to shrink back the Uterus to Pre-pregnancy size It also induces to lose Pregnancy weight It reduces the risk of Pre-menopausal Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, and Osteoporosis. It decreases the risk of Uterine Bleeding and Anemia Specialist One should …


Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) – Things You Should Know

7 March, 2017

Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH), also known as Prostate Enlargement is the most common cause of lower urinary tract problems in ageing male. Men in their 50s hardly experience any symptoms of benign prostate hyperplasia. The symptoms begin to surface as they enter in their 60s and 70s. However, almost 75-80% of men above 75 years of age …


Know everything about Prostate Biopsy

6 December, 2016

The urologist usually recommends prostate biopsy if results from screening tests ch as a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test or DRE point towards the patient suffering from prostate cancer. The tissue samples are then analyzed for cell abnormalities and evaluating its ability to spread and then determining the best treatment options available. Pre-Prostate Biopsy Initial …


Top 5 Gynecological Problems Women Face

6 October, 2016

Gynecological problems are common from the starting of the menstrual cycles. Be it irregular cycles, heavy bleeding or spotting, girls face these problems from a very young age. Rightly said by Dr Preeti Rastogi, Over time, women learn to listen to their bodies, adopt their lifestyle according to what’s best for their health and manage their …


5 Superfoods for Healthy Kidneys

4 July, 2016

Kidneys are like the cleaning staff of your body. Their job is to process all the waste and send it out of the body from the bladder in the form of urine. Thankfully, all of us are blessed with two kidneys and in case there is a problem in the functioning of one, the other one …


10 Signs of Unhealthy Body

20 June, 2016

Long before that trip to the hospital becomes an absolute necessity with a threatening illness, the body gives out a number of indications that it is not in the best of health. Pay attention to the following 10 signs of unhealthy body, to know if something is not right and control these symptoms from becoming a major …


Herbal Supplements- Benefits and Side Effects

20 August, 2015

Herbal supplements have been used as dietary substitutes since many centuries, and are even used by people today. They are known to prevent and cure many minor and long –lasting diseases and ailments. Around 75 percent of the world’s population is still using some or the other type of herbal supplement. Examples of some herbal supplements …


Germ Cell Tumours in Children

26 February, 2015

Abnormal groupings of germ cells, which become tumours, tend to develop in the testes or ovaries. Sometimes due to the fact that germ cells can settle in other places along their way to the reproductive organs, tumours can form in those areas as well. The most common places for germ cell tumours outside the reproductive …


10 Common Diagnostic Tests In Urology

13 November, 2014

This article discusses various diagnostic procedures most often recommended by urologists to analyze the health of the urinary system. Urine Analysis – It is the simplest evaluation of the urine. Various components of urine are examined via various techniques. Microscopic examination of the urine sample is performed to look for any abnormal organisms, blood cells …


Blood in urine? It might be Hematuria

11 November, 2014

Why is there blood in my urine? Anxious to see blood in urine – it could indicate nothing or a serious medical disorder. Find out the cause and cure of your worry. What is Hematuria? Appearance of blood in the urine is medically known as ‘hematuria.’ It may occur due to heavy exercise or a …

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