If you've only just started looking for information about bladder cancer it's probably because, like us, it has suddenly come into your life. Whether it is for yourself, a friend or a family member, you should know it’s quite normal to know little or nothing about bladder cancer before it comes crashing into your life. The information in this section will give you a better understanding.
All you need to know – An outline of the basic facts about bladder cancer. We have kept it brief, so that you don’t feel overwhelmed by the amount of information.
Don’t ignore them! – If you're experiencing worrying symptoms you can look here to find out what they may mean.
It’s all about the tests – All the tests for bladder cancer are important for finding out whether you have it. Many of the symptoms of bladder cancer are exactly the same as those experienced with a simple UTI (urinary tract infection), so it's important to rule out the simple things first.
- the wee test
- the ultrasound scan
- CT & MRI scans
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