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Mark Story
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Clinical practice guidelines (or simply “guidelines”) are recommendations on how to diagnose and treat disease, like bladder cancer. They are mainly written for doctors, but… Read more

Video: What is a TURBT?

A TURBT stands for a transurethral resection of a bladder tumor: It is a surgery performed with a special instrument inserted through the urethra. View… Read more

Video: What is a biopsy?

A biopsy is the removal of cells or tissues for examination under a microscope. When only a sample of tissueis removed, the procedure is called an… Read more

Cancer that forms in tissues of the bladder (the organ that stores urine). Most bladder cancers are transitional cell carcinomas (cancer that begins in cells… Read more

Video: What is hematuria?

Hematuria is blood in the urine. Hematuria is either gross, meaning that the blood can be seen with the naked eye, or microscopic, meaning that blood… Read more