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Animated Videos About Bladder Cancer

What is bladder cancer?

As the video below demonstrates, cancer that forms in tissues of the bladder (the organ that stores urine), is bladder cancer.

What is a biopsy?

A biopsy is the removal of cells or tissues for examination under a microscope.

What is a cystectomy?

A cystectomy is surgery to remove all or part of the bladder.

What is a cystoscopy?

A cystoscopy is the examination of the bladder and urethra using a thin, lighted instrument (called a cystoscope) inserted into the urethra.

What is hematuria?

Hematuria is blood in the urine.

What is a (TURBT)?

A TURBT is A transurethral resection of a bladder tumor. The video below explains what it is and how they are performed.

What is intravesical therapy?

The video below explains what intravesical therapy is, the different types and how it is used to treat bladder cancer.

What is Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma (UTUC)?

The video below explains what UTUC is and how doctors treat it.

How is upper tract urothelial carcinoma treated?

What is bladder preservation and how does it work?

The video below explains what bladder preservation therapy is, the different types of it as well as who might be eligible for it.

What is advanced bladder cancer?

The video below shows what advanced bladder cancer is and how it can spread to different parts of your body.

How is advanced bladder cancer treated?

Watch the video below to learn more about they ways that advanced bladder cancer is treated.

For more information

Please visit our Glossary of Bladder Cancer Terms to learn more.