Bladder Cancer 101

Mark Story
Director of Communications and Marketing
mstory@bcan.org | 301-215-9099

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 tissue is removed, the procedure is called… 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

For those with a new diagnosis of bladder cancer, sexuality is probably the last thing on their mind. For many, their first concern, and their… Read more

How does immunotherapy work?  Peter H. O’Donnell, MD, from The University of Chicago, Section of Hematology/Oncology, explains immunotherapy as a bladder cancer treatment and addresses… Read more

What is bladder cancer? Bladder cancer is the nation’s seventh most common form of cancer with more than 81,000 new cases and over 17,000 deaths each year. … Read more