Screening for Bladder Cancer
- Heavy smokers
- People who have worked in jobs that exposed them to known bladder cancer-causing agents
- People who have previously had bladder cancer
- People with certain birth defects of the bladder
- Urine tests to detect the presence of abnormal cells or blood
- Cystoscopy to look for tumors or changes in the cellular structure of the bladder wall
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- Reviewer: Mohei Abouzied, MD
- Review Date: 05/2015 -
- Update Date: 06/29/2015 -
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